A man died after he lost control of his car, striking two oncoming vehicles on a rural El Dorado County road Sunday morning, the California Highway Patrol said.
The victim, James Kuehn, 58, of Shingle Springs was in a northbound Toyota sports car on Latrobe Road, south of Cothrin Ranch Road, when the car crossed the double yellow lines, according to Sgt. Chris Sahagun. The Toyota sideswiped a Chevrolet Malibu before striking a Mercedes sedan head-on, Sahagun said.
CHP received calls about the crash at 10:57 a.m. Sunday.
Both the Chevrolet and the Mercedes were traveling south. The drivers and occupants of those vehicles did not suffer any injuries. Kuehn was pronounced dead on scene.
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Sahagun said alcohol is not suspected to be a factor in the crash. The accident remained under investigation by the CHP.