One dies after crash near Walnut Creek

December 10, 2011 12:04:06 PM PST
One person died as a result of a car crash in Contra Costa County this morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.

Witness reports to the CHP indicated that a Nissan sedan struck a pole at about 6:30 a.m. on Cherry Lane at Treat Boulevard, which is in an unincorporated area just west of Walnut Creek.

Members of the Contra Costa County Fire District responded to the scene.

A person associated with that vehicle died after the crash, according to the CHP.