Benicia police say an Alameda man was killed June 30 when a vehicle that he was driving crashed during a photo shoot.
Paul Peterson was speeding and not wearing a seat belt when he crashed into a building in the 5000 block of Gateway Plaza Drive in the industrial park area of Benicia about 5 p.m., according to police.
Peterson collided with a concrete trash bin enclosure at the rear of the building. The force of the impact resulted in Peterson striking his head on a cement wall.
The vehicle he was driving -- a Special Construction AC Cobra -- sustained major damage.
Peterson was driving the AC Cobra for a photo shoot at Special Sales Classics located at 5302 Gateway Plaza Drive.
He was an employee of the company and did not own the vehicle, according to the Vallejo Times Herald.
Peterson was transported to John Muir Medical Center in Walnut Creek, where he died a few hours after the collision, police said.
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