A traffic accident reported at 5:00a.m. Saturday resulted in fatal injuries to a 44-year old Holtville man.

According to the California Highway Patrol , Gerardo Garcia was driving eastbound on Keystone Road just east of Casey Road when he allowed the vehicle to drift into the opposing lane of traffic. Garcia apparently attempted to steer back to the right side of the road but lost control and the vehicle overturned and landed upside down in a drainage ditch. Garcia sustained fatal injuries. The accident remains under investigation.