A man who was killed when the vehicle he was driving crashed off the side of the northbound San Diego (405) Freeway in the Carson area was identified Tuesday by county authorities.

The Los Angeles County Coroner’s office identified Tony Wilhite, Jr., 39, of Lomita as the driver who died at the scene of the crash.

The crash was reported about 12:20 a.m. Monday at the transition to the Harbor (110) Freeway according to the California Highway Patrol.

A 38-year-old Inglewood man who was riding in the vehicle was taken to a hospital for treatment of major injuries, the CHP reported.

The circumstances of the crash were under investigation.

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