According to CHP, the accident happened around 11pm Monday night on Highway 99 at Sankey Road in Pleasant Grove. The 17 year old driver of a white Ford Explorer drifted into the center median and lost control when over-correcting, causing the car to overturn on its top. There were two passengers in the car, 20 year old Joshua Childers and a 37 year old who’s identity is unknown at this time. The 37 year old was ejected from the car and died. The driver, who's name is not being released due to him being a juvenile, and Childers were sent to the hospital with moderate injuries. The southbound side of the road was closed for about an hour and a half.
Drugs and alcohol are not believed to be a factor in the crash.