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Ione man dies in early morning crash near Rancho Murieta

A man from Ione died early Tuesday in a single-vehicle crash north of Rancho Murieta.

The crash occurred about 4:25 a.m. on Scott Road, north of Latrobe Road. Perry Moore, 50, was southbound in a 2006 Lexus sedan when the vehicle struck an oak tree just off the west edge of the road, according to a California Highway Patrol news release.

Based on an initial investigation, alcohol is not believed to have been a factor in the crash, CHP officials said.

Cathy Locke: 916-321-5287, @lockecathy