fatal single vehicle crash near rancho murieta
According to the California Highway Patrol, an man was killed early June 14 in a single-vehicle auto accident north of Rancho Murieta.

The fatal victim was identified as Perry Moore, 50, of Ione. Officials said that he was traveling southbound on Scott Road in a 2006 Lexus sedan when the vehicle crashed into an oak tree just off the west edge of the road.

At the time of this report, the investigation is still ongoing. Officials do not believe alcohol and/or drugs played a role in the incident.