SANTA CLARA -- A man who died after his Mazda careened into a pole in Santa Clara last week has been identified as 32-year-old Yueller Pedraza-Sandoval, according to the Santa Clara County Coroner.

Santa Clara police responded to Central Expressway at Commercial Street about 11:30 p.m. Aug. 20, according to Lt. Kurt Clarke. He said Pedraza-Sandoval was driving eastbound on Central Expressway when he lost control of his car near Commercial Street.

The 1999 Mazda crashed into a light pole, and Pedraza-Sandoval was pronounced dead at the scene, Clarke said.

Anyone with information about the crash has been asked to call Santa Clara police at 408-615-4762.

Contact Katie Nelson at 408-920-5006 and follow her at Twitter.com/katienelson210.



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