Authorities today identified a 96-year-old man who died after the car he was driving struck a light pole in Newport Beach.
Gex Coons of Newport Beach was injured around 2:45 p.m. Sunday at the intersection of Dover and Cliff drives, according to the Orange County coroner's office.
He was pronounced dead just before 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Western Medical Center in Santa Ana, the coroner's office reported.
Police were investigating if Coons suffered some kind of medical emergency prior to the crash, according to the Orange County Register.Facebook. Follow us on Twitter and Sign up for the daily email with links to the latest local news.