Publish Date: 2023/06/07
SAN DIEGO COUNTY, CA — A 20-year-old man died early Sunday after his vehicle hit a traffic signal pole in the East Side Capistrano area of Oceanside, reports FOX 5 San Diego.
Oceanside Police said the fatal wreck occurred at the corner of Mission Avenue and Mesa Drive at about 12:13 a.m.
Preliminary details show the young man was driving a 2005 Nissan Altima eastbound on Mission Avenue. As he reached the intersection, the Altima struck the traffic signal pole in the southeast corner.
First responders arrived to find the victim fatally injured.
At this time, the OPD’s Major Accident Investigation Team continues to work the case. It was not immediately clear whether alcohol or speed contributed to the crash.
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