Deadly canal crash near Dos Palos

October 1, 2012 12:29:42 AM PDT
North Valley authorities are investigating an overnight accident near Dos Palos that killed a man.

Authorities say the man was driving along Althea and Russell when he blew through a stop sign and ended up in a canal. The Highway Patrol says the 43-year-old man died at the scene. Authorities say he wasn't wearing a seat belt.

Investigators are waiting on toxicology results to determine whether alcohol played a role in the deadly crash.