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Sacramento man dies in crash at sharp curve in Wilton

Google Earth image shows Tavernor Road at Dillard Road, near where the crash happened.
Google Earth image shows Tavernor Road at Dillard Road, near where the crash happened.

A Sacramento man died in a rollover crash in Wilton on Tuesday afternoon.

Phillip T. Eldridge, 29, was driving east at 3:10 p.m. Tuesday on Tavernor Road approaching Dillard Road at a speed of more than 55 mph just before a sharp left curve, according to a California Highway Patrol news release.

Eldridge’s vehicle drove off the roadway at the curve and through a metal guardrail. The vehicle went airborne before flipping several times.

His vehicle ended up crossing Dillard Road. Eldridge was pronounced dead at 3:34 p.m., according to the Sacramento County coroner’s website.

Bill Lindelof: 916-321-1079, @Lindelofnews

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