The San Joaquin County Sheriff’s Department identified the driver Tuesday as Robert Warren Jr.
California Highway Patrol spokesman Adam Shelton said Warren was driving a 2003 BMW south on Bird Road just south of 11th Street at 10:20 p.m. at “a high rate of speed.”
Warren passed over a railroad crossing and his car veered right onto the dirt shoulder.
The BMW veered back onto the roadway, crossing through northbound lane onto the opposite shoulder. It flipped several times and landed in a field.
Shelton said Warren was ejected from the car and was pronounced dead from his injuries at the scene. Investigators are trying to determine whether Warren had been wearing a seat belt.
Shelton said that two male passengers in the BMW had minor injuries, which he described as cuts, scrapes and bruises.
On Monday, a memorial had been erected on a piece of broken windshield along the side the road where the car crashed.
Debris from the crash could still be seen Monday scattered in the dirt field near the road.
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