TULARE COUNTY, Calif. (KSEE/KGPE) — A fatality was reported Saturday in a collision involving a vehicle crashing into a utility pole in Tulare County, according to the California Highway Patrol.
The crash was reported around noon along Road 36 just south of Avenue 376.
Authorities say the driver of the vehicle was driving south on road 36 when the driver lost control of the vehicle and struck the utility pole.
The driver was declared deceased at the scene and was identified as 18-year-old Jose Abelardo Carreto of Traver.
Authorities say alcohol and drugs are not suspected in the crash.
No other vehicles or passengers were involved.