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CHP identifies 21-year-old Shandon man found dead in overturned truck

Man found dead in truck several hours after crash into ravine near Templeton

California Highway Patrol Officer Adrian Ayala describes the scene of a fatal car crash on Santa Rita Creek Road near Templeton on Monday, March 27, 2017.
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California Highway Patrol Officer Adrian Ayala describes the scene of a fatal car crash on Santa Rita Creek Road near Templeton on Monday, March 27, 2017.

A 21-year-old man who was found dead Monday in an overturned truck in a ravine near Templeton has been identified, the California Highway Patrol said Tuesday morning.

Wacey Stockdale of Shandon was found about 11:55 a.m. in an overturned GMC Sonoma in Santa Rita Creek. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Stockdale was traveling east on Santa Rita Creek Road when he drove off the road and flipped his car into the ravine, according to the CHP.

The crash is still under investigation. Authorities have not ruled out drugs or alcohol as factors in the crash, the CHP said.

Gabby Ferreira: 805-781-7858, @Its_GabbyF

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