SAN DIEGO COUNTY, CA — A 31-year-old La Mesa man died Wednesday night after crashing his car into a concrete wall near the Casa de Oro area in Spring Valley, according to The San Diego Union-Tribune.
The accident happened on Conrad Drive near Rogers Avenue shortly before 7:20 p.m.
The man was at the wheel of a 2001 Honda Civic speeding southbound on Conrad Drive when he lost control of the car, causing it to veer into the northbound lanes and onto the dirt shoulder. His car then slammed into the concrete pillar of a retaining wall outside a residence.
The man was rushed to a nearby hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.
No other occupants were in the car.
Authorities said the driver was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash. As of Thursday morning, it was not known whether drugs or alcohol were involved.
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