The Colorado State Patrol is investigating a fatal crash on Peak to Peak Highway that was discovered earlier today.

Just before 1 p.m. today, officials were notified after witnesses spotted a car that had run down an embankment in near the 49 mile-marker of Peak to Peak Highway in west Boulder County, according to Colorado State Patrol Trooper Josh Lewis.

A 39-year-old male was found dead at the scene. No other people or cars appear to have been involved in the accident.

Lewis said investigators are still trying to determine when and how the accident occurred.

The Boulder County Coroner's Office will release the man's identity once his family has been notified.

Contact Camera Staff Writer Mitchell Byars at 303-473-1329, byarsm@dailycamera.com or twitter.com/mitchellbyars.