LAFAYETTE, Calif. (KRON) – A man died Monday evening in a solo vehicle crash on Highway 24 in Lafayette, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Around 4:38 p.m., authorities received reports of a car that had crashed near Pleasant Hill Road.
Officers arrived to find a 57-year-old man from El Sobrante had veered off the road and up a dirt embankment.
The man was driving a white 2017 GMC Sierra.
Officials say the car crashed into a metal pole and the driver was pronounced dead.
The coroners office will release his identity at a later time.
The cause of the crash remains under investigation.
If you have any information, you are asked to contact Contra Costa CHP at (925) 646-4980.