California Highway Patrol. Photo by Chris Stone
A California Highway Patrol cruiser. Photo by Chris Stone

A man died when he lost control of his vehicle and crashed into a pickup and guardrail in Valley Center, authorities report Wednesday.

A 67-year-old man from Oceanside, for reasons unknown, veered his red Hyundai Tuscon across the center line of Valley Center Road, near Vesper Road, and collided with the guardrail and a Chevrolet pickup around 11:55 a.m. on Tuesday, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The man was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead due to his injuries. The driver of the pickup was not injured and not identified by the CHP.

–City News Service