Monday morning a man lost his life in a car accident where he rolled his vehicle in San Clemente November 19th.
According to a preliminary investigation conducted by the California Highway Patrol, they suggest that a Ford Fusion was side-swiped by a Toyota 4Runner around 6 a.m. south of Avenida Palizada on the southbound 5 Freeway. The man driving the SUV lost control, rolled, then was ejected from his vehicle. He was not wearing his seatbelt at the time of the accident.
Anthony Salvato, 22, of Oceanside, was pronounced dead at the scene and later identified by Orange County Coroner’s investigator Kelly Keyes. The 23-year-old woman driving the Ford Fusion involved in the accident was uninjured and worked with investigators. Officals stated that no other vehicles were involved in the crash.
It is still unknown if drugs or alcohol played a factor in the accident.