By CBS13 Staff

SAN JOAQUIN COUNTY (CBS13) – A person died after crashing into a slough near Stockton early Wednesday morning.

California Highway Patrol says, a little before 12:30 a.m., a car that was heading westbound on Lower Jones Road drifted off the road just north of Whiskey Slough.

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Exactly what prompted the driver to drift off the road is unclear, but the vehicle ended up overturned in the water.

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Manteca Fire water rescue crew responded to the scene and found one person dead.

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The name of the person has not been released at this point in the investigation.