A man died after a crash reported early Sunday in downtown Oxnard, police said. The victim was identified as Moises Aguilar Jr. of Oxnard. It is allegedly that he was driving a 2006 BMW sedan that apparently hit a palm tree in the vicinity of Oxnard Boulevard near Second Street around 2 a.m.
Aguilar was extricated from the car by city fire personnel and transported to County Medical Center in Ventura, but died shortly after arrival, police said.
Investigators believe the BMW was traveling southbound on Oxnard Boulevard at a high rate of speed just before the crash. Officers also suspect that one or more passengers may have fled before police arrived.