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Driver Killed In SF McLaren Park Minivan Crash

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) - A man was killed when his car crashed into a tree in San Francisco's McLaren Park on Monday evening, police said Tuesday.

The crash was reported at 5:37 p.m. Monday near Mansell Street and John F. Shelley Drive.

Someone nearby heard the accident and found that the 39-year-old victim had crashed a Mazda MPV minivan into a tree and had been partially ejected out of the driver's side window, according to police.

The man was taken to San Francisco General Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. His name has not yet been released by the medical examiner's office.

The vehicle was traveling east on John F. Shelley Drive when the crash happened, police spokeswoman Officer Tracy Turner said.

Turner said there was no indication that alcohol or drugs played a role in the crash.

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