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Driver killed in single-vehicle crash near SE El Cajon

Publish Date: 2022/01/21

SAN DIEGO COUNTY, CA — A man died Thursday morning after his car struck a group of large rocks and several trees in southeast El Cajon, according to OnScene.TV.

The fatal crash happened on Willow Glen Drive, in a residential neighborhood, and was first reported by OnScene at 9:21 a.m.

Witnesses told responding deputies the man was speeding northbound on the road when he lost control of his 2020 Dodge Challenger at a curve in the roadway. The Dodge veered off the road and struck multiple large rocks, causing the car to become airborne and hit a cluster of trees.

The driver was ejected from the vehicle as it came to rest in an area below the road.

Authorities said the victim, believed to be a Chula Vista resident, died from his injuries at the scene.

The event forced Willow Glen Drive to operate in one-way traffic control during the response.

No further information has been released.


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