Madera man dies after car hits rocks

A 68-year-old man died Wednesday night when his car struck large rocks on a road embankment north of Madera.

Kenneth Raymond Mueller of Madera was killed when his southbound 2007 Chevrolet HHR veered off Road 26 just south of Avenue 20 1/2 about 7 p.m.

Alcohol does not appear to be a factor in the accident, the California Highway Patrol reported.