SAN DIEGO COUNTY, CA — A 29-year-old man died Saturday evening after being ejected in a single-vehicle accident on Interstate 8 in Alpine, according to Times of San Diego.
The collision occurred on the westbound lanes of I-8 near the Tavern Road exit shortly before 8:51 p.m.
Authorities said the man was traveling westbound when, for reasons still being investigated, he lost control of his car, causing it to run off the roadway and drop 200 feet down an embankment.
A witness said they saw the man’s vehicle hit the center divider, overcorrect, and go back across and off the highway.
The victim, who was ejected in the crash, was pronounced deceased at the scene, confirmed California Highway Patrol.
No further information has been released.
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