The incident occurred at approximately 2:30 p.m. when the driver, identified as Carlos Eren Durkin, was traveling westbound in a 1993 Mazda sedan near Mile Post 28.6, about four miles north of Foothill Boulevard. For an unknown reason, Durkin pulled to the right side of the road and collided with the rocky hillside, damaging the windshield, right front bumper, fender and wheel.
A passerby who came upon the stopped vehicle reported the incident to authorities. Durkin transported to Huntington Memorial Hospital, where he succumbed to injuries from blunt force trauma. and was pronounced dead at 3:26 p.m.
Altadena CHP was reportedly still investigating the collision.
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