Fatal accident on Highway 33 near Vernalis

A Tracy man died in a single-vehicle accident on Highway 33 early Sunday, the California Highway Patrol reported.

The accident occurred about 2 a.m. on the highway just south of Vernalis

The 61-year-old man was driving north in a 1998 Pontiac when the car left the highway and overturned. The accident remains under investigation.

The driver's name was not released pending notification of next of kin.