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At least 1 dead after car crashes into tree off road just north of Escondido

Posted at 8:55 AM, Apr 28, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-28 11:55:43-04

ESCONDIDO, Calif. (CNS) - At least one person was killed early Wednesday morning when a car crashed into a tree near a rural intersection north of Escondido, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The crash happened shortly after 2:30 a.m. near the intersection of Old Castle and Indian Hill roads, just west of Interstate 15 in the unincorporated Hidden Meadows area, according to the CHP.

A witness told dispatchers an older model Honda Accord sedan had crashed into a tree, the CHP reported. At least one person was pronounced dead at the scene.

No further details were immediately available.