Sunday July 3, 2016, California Highway Patrol Arrowhead Area (Running Springs) officers responded to the scene of a traffic collision on State Route - 38, west of Minnesula Road. 

Eric Rhydale Caston, a 35 year-old resident of Big Bear City, California, was driving a White, Ford, F-250, west on State Route-38. 

For an unknown reason, Castson allowed his vehicle to travel off the road and down an embankment, south of SR-38.  Caston was not wearing his seatbelt and was ejected from his vehicle.  As a result, Caston sustained fatal injuries.  Caston was pronounced deceased at the scene by San Bernardino County Fire personnel.  Officer Michael Griffin, ID 20717, is handling the investigation.