SAN DIEGO COUNTY, CA — A man was killed Tuesday morning when his SUV collided with a fencepost and overturned in Valley Center, according to FOX 5 San Diego.
California Highway Patrol said the accident took place on the southbound lanes of Valley Center Road shortly after 10:30 a.m.
An early investigation indicates the man was driving southbound in a late-1990s GMC Yukon under rainy-day conditions when he veered off the roadway and hit a fencepost, causing the SUV to roll over.
Authorities said the driver was ejected in the crash and died from his injuries at the scene.
An investigation into the cause of the accident remains ongoing.
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