Update at 5:11 p.m.: CHP San Andreas Unit officials have released the name of a Calaveras County man who sadly succumbed to his injuries at the scene of a weekend solo crash.
They say the Calaveras County Coroner’s Office confirmed the man’s identity as Jonathan A. Hughes.
Original Post at 9:55 a.m.: Arnold, CA — There was a fatal crash over the weekend in Calaveras County.
The CHP reports that an unidentified 53-year-old Dorrington man was driving his 1998 Chevy S-10 truck eastbound on Boards Crossing Road, approaching Snowshoe Thompson Trail, and he failed to negotiate a split in the roadway. The truck went off the road and hit a tree.
The unidentified man was pronounced dead at the scene by arriving first responders. The crash occurred at around 9 p.m. on Saturday. The CHP adds that drugs and/or alcohol are not believed to be a contributing factor in the crash.