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Driver dies after car veers off I-15, crashes into tree

Posted at 6:21 AM, Oct 22, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-22 10:06:26-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) -- One person was killed after a car veered off a San Diego freeway transition ramp and slammed into a tree.

The crash was reported at around 11:30 p.m. Monday off the southbound Interstate 805 transition ramp to southbound Interstate 15, according to the California Highway Patrol.

Details on what led the car to drive off the side of the freeway were not immediately released, but CHP officials said the car struck a guardrail and hit a tree that was at least 30 feet off the roadway.

Emergency responders pulled the driver from the wreckage, but the person was pronounced dead at the scene.

No other vehicles were involved in the incident.