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Man dies after two-car crash on E St in Chula Vista

SAN DIEGO COUNTY, CA — A man died Wednesday morning after a collision in central Chula Vista that sent another person to a hospital, according to ABC10 News.

Chula Vista Police confirmed the fatal wreck occurred in the 700 block of E Street, shortly after 6:00 a.m.

Preliminary details show the man was driving westbound on the road at a “high rate of speed,” when his vehicle traveled into a turning lane. Moments later, it collided with a car that was waiting to make a left turn.

The man, who was pulled from his vehicle by first responders, was administered life-saving measures but succumbed to his injuries at the scene. The victim, believed to be in his 50s, was the sole occupant of his car.

The driver and lone occupant of the waiting vehicle was transported to a local hospital only as a precaution.

No other injuries were reported, and no other vehicles appear to have been involved.

A stretch of E Street from Woodlawn Avenue to the Interstate 5 overpass was shut down during the response and initial investigation.

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