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One killed, one hospitalized after I-15 crash near Fallbrook

Publish Date: 2021/09/13

SAN DIEGO COUNTY, CA — A 56-year-old driver was killed early Sunday in a single-car crash that hospitalized a passenger on Interstate 15 near Fallbrook, according to FOX 5 San Diego.

The accident happened on the southbound lanes of I-15 north of Stewart Canyon Road shortly after 1:15 a.m.

A man was driving a silver Nissan Altima southbound on the freeway when he abruptly veered to the right, causing the car to run off the roadway and into a metal guardrail.

The man and his 28-year-old passenger were transported to Palomar Medical Center with serious injuries, where the man died shortly after arriving. As of Monday morning, the passenger remained at the hospital. Their condition has not been disclosed.

Authorities have not yet reported whether drugs or alcohol contributed to the crash, but an investigation remains underway.


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