Person dies in crash near San Miguel

One person died in a single vehicle crash near San Miguel Friday afternoon, according to Cal Fire.

Shortly before 4 p.m., a man was driving a silver BMW at a high-rate of speed on Ranchita Canyon Road east of San Miguel when he attempted to go around a corner.The man lost control of the vehicle which went of the road, down an embankment and overturned.

The victim, who was not wearing a seat belt, was reportedly ejected from the vehicle. His name is not being released pending notification of his next of kin.

The investigation into the cause of the accident is ongoing.