SAN FRANCISCO—On Sunday, July 12, police were called to the scene to investigate a car crash that occurred a little before 3 a.m. in Contra Costa County near Orinda.
Andrew E.D. Tanner, 36, of San Francisco, was the killed in the crash and was pronounced dead at the scene. Tanner was driving a 2004 Lexus eastbound on Highway 24, when he veered into the center divider sending his car airborne after hitting an embankment and crashing into a tree.
According to reports, Tanner was ejected from the car upon impact and his body was found to be stuck beneath the car, but only a part of his body was pinned.
As of press time, the speed at which the car was traveling is still unknown, as well as the reason that Tanner ended up swerving into the center divider. Police speculate that alcohol may have been a factor, but it has yet to be confirmed.
The investigation into the accident is still ongoing.