Man killed after vehicle plunges off Malibu mountainside

A motorist who died after his motor vehicle went around 250 ft down a steep mountainside in Malibu was determined Saturday.

The target, the lone occupant inside of a white 2005 Chevrolet, was recognized as 56-12 months-aged Roland Delao, according to the Los Angeles County coroner’s business office.

The California Highway Patrol claimed Delao was a resident of North Hollywood.

The crash was reported at about 6 a.m. Thursday on Kanan Dume Road at mile marker 11.76, north of Pacific Coast Highway, in accordance to the CHP.


Delao’s Chevy was likely southbound on Kanan Dume Road, south of Dume Canyon Mountainway, at an unknown speed when the vehicle traveled across the northbound lanes and still left the roadway.

The car then entered the parking large amount of a lookout spot and went through a chain-link fence ahead of it plunged around 250 ft down the steep mountainside east of Kanan Dume Highway.

Delao was pronounced lifeless at the scene, according to the coroner’s business.

The CHP’s West Valley place of work urged everyone with info with regards to the crash to contact them at 818-888-0980.

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