SANTA CLARITA (CBS) — A Newhall man involved in a solo-vehicle crash on a Santa Clarita road died early Saturday morning.

Sheriff’s Lt. Joe Efflandt says 28-year-old Luis Gonsalez was fatally injured when his Ford Explorer went off Sierra Highway about a mile south of Newhall Road, hit an embankment and rolled several times.

The accident happened about 1:30 a.m., according to Efflandt.

Deputies at the sheriff’s Santa Clarita station were investigating the circumstances surrounding the crash.

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Comments (3)
  1. op says:

    Stupidity Kills

  2. praying for the family says:

    Please pray for the family. Luis was a young dad working two jobs to support his family and he was driving home late at night very tired from working so much and fell asleep. He leaves behind a wife and small children.

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