SUV tumbles down Poway embankment; driver dies

Posted at 4:16 PM, Oct 02, 2015
and last updated 2015-10-02 19:16:36-04

POWAY - A motorist was killed Friday afternoon when an SUV veered off a Poway street and tumbled down an embankment, authorities reported.

The driver lost control of the Ford Explorer for unknown reasons at Espola and Poway roads shortly before 2:30 p.m., according to sheriff's officials.

The victim, whose name was not immediately available, died at the scene of the crash, Lt. Robert Smith said.