SAN DIEGO COUNTY, CA — A man died Wednesday afternoon after the car he was in collided with the back of an EDCO trash truck in Vista, according to FOX 5 San Diego.
Deputies with the San Diego Sheriff’s Department responded to the scene in front of Primo’s Food Market at 1535 West Vista Way shortly after 4:00 p.m.
Authorities arrived to find a silver Mazda 6 sedan in the westbound lanes of the road, wrecked against the back of an EDCO dump truck. On the passenger seat of the Mazda, deputies discovered a deceased male victim who appeared to have died from injuries caused by a crash.
Deputies said they have identified the owner of the Mazda, but have not yet been able to locate its owner.
An investigation remains in progress.
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