Dayton man suffers fatal injuries from wreck near Blue Lake |

Dayton man suffers fatal injuries from wreck near Blue Lake

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — A Dayton man suffered fatal injuries Wednesday morning after losing control of his car and tumbling down an embankment.

Michael Glenn Pace, 74, was traveling southbound in a 2018 Toyota on Blue Lakes Rd., when he failed to negotiate a left turn and ran onto the gravel shoulder, according to a California Highway Patrol collision report. Pace attempted to steer back onto the road but the vehicle overturned and rolled down 150 feet down a steep embankment and struck a tree.

CHP said due to the lack of witnesses, the crash went unreported until approximately 1:30 p.m. Wednesday.

CHP is asking if anyone saw what happened, to call the South Lake Tahoe office at 530-577-1001.

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