PALMDALE (CBS) — A body found inside of a vehicle that crashed along the Angeles Forest Highway may be that of a man reported missing over the weekend, authorities said Monday.

The crash was reported to the California Highway Patrol at 8:16 a.m. on Monday on Mount Gleason Road in Palmdale, according to CHP Officer Tatiana Sauquillo.

SKY9 captured images of a yellow sedan yellow sedan had rolled approximately 100 feet off the main roadway onto the side of a canyon.

Authorities said the driver may be a La Mirada man who took a drive toward Palmdale on Saturday. He was reported missing by family members on Sunday.

The coroner has yet to confirm the victim’s identity.

CHP officials have not released any further details.

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Comments (8)
  1. lorena says:

    my prayers and deepest condolences ….rest in peace … god give the family strength,confort, peace and abundance in life… sorry for your lost god bless

  2. Santa Monica attorney says:

    What a tragedy. I just hope that the victim would be soon identified so as to inform his family. Condolences to the family.

  3. Liz says:

    We love you Andrew!!! You were a great man and loved by everyone. R.I.P

    1. g says:

      RIP ANDREW!!! you will be very much missed

  4. M. says:

    Thank you for your words of comfort. Yes it is a tragedy. Rest in peace my nephew. Words cannot express how devastated we are.

  5. Noella Pettengill says:

    Rest in peace Penguin! You will always be loved and missed by many!

  6. Brian H says:

    Always and Forever Your my Best Friend your one of a kind I love you and I think about you everyday I miss you brotha Ill always hold you up!

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