One person was killed Sunday evening when a pickup truck rolled over and crashed, officials said.
The crash happened about 5:15 p.m., according to a news release from the CHP.
A 23-year-old man from Stockton was driving a 1997 silver Chevrolet pickup truck “at a high rate of speed” southbound on Highway 101 “in a reckless manner,” the CHP said.
As the truck traveled on Highway 101, just south of Reservoir Canyon near Fox Hollow Road, the truck’s driver made an unsafe lane change and struck a 1995 Acura that was traveling in the No. 1 lane, the CHP said. The impact of the crash caused the driver of the truck to lose control of his vehicle, officials said.
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The truck went up an embankment on the right side of the road and rolled several times, according to the CHP.
The driver of the truck was ejected and found dead near his vehicle, the CHP said. His name has not been released, pending notification of his next-of-kin.
The driver of the Acura, 18-year-old Jaime Rodriguez of Santa Maria, was not injured, the CHP said.
The collision is under investigation and authorities do not yet know if drugs or alcohol were factors in the crash.
The CHP asks anyone who witnessed the crash to call them at 805-594-8700.
Tribune photographer David Middlecamp contributed to this story.