PALMDALE (CNS) - A 56-year-old Lancaster man killed in a single-vehicle rollover crash east of Palmdale was not wearing a safety restraint, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Jaime Fernandez was driving a 2006 Mazda B2300 north on 170th Street East, south of Avenue S, at approximately 3:30 Monday afternoon when he allowed the pickup truck to drift over onto the right shoulder, then lost control of the vehicle, the CHP reported.
The truck overturned and Fernandez, who was not wearing a safety restraint, was ejected, the CHP reported. He died at a hospital.
Alcohol and/or drugs were not suspected as factors in the crash, according to the CHP.