22-year-old killed in solo crash in Laton, CHP says

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22-year-old dies in solo fatal crash in Laton, CHP says
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Investigators say the 22-year-old man was driving a Chevy Corvette at more than 100 miles per hour when he approached a curve.

LATON, Calif. (KFSN) -- A 22-year-old man has died following a rollover crash in the South Valley.

The man has been identified as Phillip Jimenez.

The California Highway Patrol responded to Mount Whitney and Latonia avenues in the town of Laton after 3 am Sunday.

Investigators say Jimenez was driving a Chevy Corvette at more than 100 miles per hour when he approached a curve.

Officers say he hit a utility pole, several fences and a parked car before rolling over.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Officials say DUI is a suspected factor in the crash.