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El Dorado Hills man dies in crash on White Rock Road

An El Dorado Hills man died Wednesday morning in a single-vehicle crash on White Rock Road.

The crash occurred about 11:18 a.m. James Riley, 68, was driving a maroon 1969 Chevrolet El Camino westbound on White Road Road at Stone Briar Drive, when he allowed the vehicle to travel off the right side of the roadway, according to a California Highway Patrol news release.

The El Camino struck a traffic signal light pole on the northwest corner of White Rock Road and Stone Briar Drive. Riley suffered fatal injuries from the impact, according to the CHP.

CHP officials said it was raining and the roadway was wet when the crash occurred.

Cathy Locke: 916-321-5287, @lockecathy