FOLSOM, CA. (THECOUNT) — Todd James Kern, of El Dorado Hills, California, has been identified as the driver killed in a crash off Highway 50 in Folsom on Tuesday.

Kern, 38, died in a single-vehicle crash while traveling on Highway 50 near Folsom Tuesday, according to Wednesday reports.


Police say, Kern was operating a pickup truck on Highway 50 near the E. Bidwell Street onramp, when for unknown reasons, the vehicle crossed centerlines and exited the roadway around 5 a.m. Tuesday morning. The vehicle then made contact with a substantial tree before coming to a rest.

Exactly what led up to the crash is unclear, but a small pickup truck ended up off the road, reports Sacramento.CBSlocal.

No one else was injured in the crash.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

Geo quick facts: Folsom is a city in Sacramento County, California, United States. It is commonly known for Folsom Prison, the song “Folsom Prison Blues” as well as for Folsom Lake. The population was 72,203 at the 2010 census. The median home price in Folsom, CA is $624,000 with the average household income at $102,692 – Wikipedia.