A man was killed early Thursday morning when a truck drove down a 40-foot embankment and crashed through the back of a Thousand Oaks home where he was sleeping. A man was killed when a truck went into a home in Thousand Oaks on Dec. The driver, identified as a 19-year-old Arizona man, was detained at the scene, Sgt. The truck smashed through a rear wood fence, and went down the embankment before entering the back of the home, where it landed on the victim, Ventura County Sheriff’s Office Capt. in the 2600 block of Briarwood Place when the truck failed to stop on a dead-end street above the home. 34.170561
-118.837594 Romano Bassi confirmed. The victim, who has not been identified, was pronounced dead at the scene, Bassi said. Other people were home at the time of the crash, but were not injured, Bassi said. (Credit: OnScene.TV)
The crash occurred about 2 a.m. The cause of the crash was under investigation, but authorities believe it was alcohol related, Payton said. Barbara Payton said.