The coroner’s office Monday released the name of the 33-year-old man who died when he was ejected from his car after crashing into guardrails on the southbound Antelope Valley (14) Freeway in Palmdale.

The crash occurred about 1 a.m. Sunday at 10th Street West, the California Highway Patrol reported.

Bryan Gamez was driving a 1997 Acura RL when it veered to the right and crashed into the metal guardrail north of Avenue O-8, then swerved across all lanes and crashed into the metal guardrail in the center of the southbound side, according to CHP Officer M. Carder.

Gamez was not wearing a seatbelt and was ejected from the mid-sized luxury car, landing in the No. 3 southbound lane.

Gamez was pronounced dead at the scene. The investigation will include a look at whether drugs or alcohol were involved, Carder said.

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