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1 dead in rollover crash off I-15 in North San Diego County

Posted at 8:43 AM, May 21, 2024

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) – A pickup truck overturned and crashed off Interstate 15 in the Deer Springs area of San Diego’s North County early Tuesday morning, killing one person and sending another to the hospital.

The California Highway Patrol said the crash happened at around 6:35 a.m. on northbound I-15 near Deer Springs Road. Sky10 aerial footage appeared to show a roadside sign knocked down near the wrecked truck.

According to CHP officials, a Chevrolet Silverado truck was in an unknown northbound lane and a Ford F-150 truck was in the No. 2 lane when they collided for unknown reasons. The F-150 spun out and came to a stop in the center divider, while the Silverado veered towards the right shoulder and overturned several times.

CHP officials confirmed the Silverado’s driver -- a 19-year-old from Murrieta -- died at the scene. A 19-year-old female passenger from the Silverado was transported to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The F-150’s driver -- a 24-year-old from Descanso -- was not hurt in the incident.

“Alcohol and/or drugs do not appear to have played a factor in this collision,” CHP officials stated.

Due to the response to the crash, at least one northbound I-15 lane was blocked during the morning commute.

Anyone with information on the collision is asked to contact the CHP’s Oceanside Area office at 760-643-3400.