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Driver killed in crash on I-8 in Alpine identified

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Posted at 7:57 PM, Nov 15, 2021
and last updated 2021-11-15 22:57:05-05

ALPINE, Calif. (CNS) — Authorities Monday publicly identified a 29-year-old man who died over the weekend in a solo car crash on Interstate 8 in Alpine.

Vincent Esquivel of Descanso was headed west shortly before 9 p.m. Saturday when his vehicle veered off the freeway and went down a roughly 200- foot embankment near Tavern Road, according to the San Diego County Medical Examiner's Office.

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Esquivel was ejected from the car as it tumbled down the roadside slope, the California Highway Patrol reported.

He died at the scene of the accident.