A man was killed early Saturday in Rancho Cordova when the truck he was driving crashed into a light pole, then a tree on Sunrise Boulevard north of Refinement Road, said Sacramento County Sheriff’s officials.
The wreck happened about 2 a.m., sheriff’s officials said. The truck burst into flames following the crash. Passing motorists tried to free the driver but were unable to pull him from the wreckage, sheriff’s officials said. The driver’s name was not released.
The crash remains under investigation.