A 62-year old Los Angeles man was killed in a traffic accident late Tuesday night.

According to the California Highway Patrol , the accident occurred at 11:20 p.m. Tuesday on Beal Road west of the Highline Canal in the Niland area. The man was driving a pick up truck west on Beal Road when he drifted off the road and then over corrected by turning to the left which caused the pick up to overturn, The driver , whose name has not been released , sustained fatal injuries in the accident. A passenger , 28-year old Felipe Jesus Marquez of Niland , suffere4ed major injuries but was able to walk to Niland to seek medical attention. The accident remains under investigation.