Update: Driver Killed in Rollover at Preschool was Elk Grove Resident

A 21-year-old man died in a car crash in Rosemont Tuesday.

Update, 2:35 p.m. Wednesday: The Sacramento County Coronor's Office has identified the crash victim as 21-year-old Elijah Nehemiah Riley, an Elk Grove resident.


Original story:

A 21-year-old man was killed Tuesday afternoon when his car rolled over and came to rest in the parking lot of Edward Kelley School on Bradshaw Road, Sacramento County Sheriff's Department officials have announced.

As of Wednesday morning, the Sacramento County Coronor's Office has not released the driver's name.

The car the 21-year-old was driving, a 2000 Mercury sedan, was traveling west on Lincoln Village Drive approaching Bradshaw "at a high rate of speed" around 3:15 p.m., according to a sheriff's department press release.

The car hit an island in the intersection, skidded across Bradshaw Road, and rolled over after hitting a ramp on the north side of the school, authorities said.

A male passenger in the car was uninjured, and left the scene to try to find help, the press release stated.

The Rancho Cordova Police Department's Traffic Unit is investigating the crash, and officials have not yet determined whether the impact of the crash or complications from a medical condition ultimately caused the driver to pass away.


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Tryphena January 03, 2013 at 06:32 AM
I Love you !! Elijah always in our hearts u will always be my lil Lijie bear R.I.P. Elijah


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