14-year-old girl killed in 4-car crash

FALLBROOK - A 14-year-old Fallbrook girl was publicly named Saturday as the person killed in a head-on crash on Mission Road Thursday.

Dana Jean Morofski was riding in the front passenger seat of a 2000 Honda Civic, driven by a 20-year-old man. It had been headed north on Mission Road near Via Monserate shortly after 4 p.m. Thursday.

The Honda driver apparently lost control and crossed into oncoming traffic, according to the San Diego County Medical Examiner's Office and the California Highway Patrol.

The Honda collided with a 2005 Nissan Titan driven by a 61-year-old Fallbrook man, CHP Officer Jim Bettencourt said. The Honda then slid sideways and was broadsided by a 1993 Toyota pickup.

Morofski died of blunt force trauma at the scene, officials with the Medical Examiner's Office said. The man driving the sedan sustained major life-threatening injuries and was flown to Sharp Hospital, his name was not made public.

The Nissan involved in the initial collision crossed into northbound lanes, went up an embankment and rolled over on top of a 2008 Toyota Tundra driven by a 27-year-old Fallbrook man, according to Bettencourt.

The Toyota pickup's driver was taken to Palomar Medical Center for neck and chest injuries. The drivers of the Nissan Titan and the Toyota Tundra also went to Palomar, both with moderate injuries, Bettencourt said.

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