Deputies received calls of gunshots heard early Friday morning at about 1:45 a.m. in Orangevale.
When deputies arrived to the scene they discovered a single car accident on Beech Avenue, south of Greenback Lane.
The driver of the vehicle, an Asian male in his mid-20s, had been shot at least once.
He was pronounced dead at the scene.
The investigation is ongoing; detectives ask that anyone with information call the sheriff’s department at (916) 874-5115.