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Man dies after fiery South Bay crash

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Posted at 10:08 AM, Jan 12, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-12 16:23:28-05

CHULA VISTA, Calif. (KGTV) -- Police are investigating after a deadly crash in the South Bay early Sunday morning.

According to police, the single-car crash happened on the 100 block of Telegraph Canyon Road just after 3:45 a.m.

Chula Vista Police say a man was driving along the road when he veered to the left and struck two trees in the center median, causing major damage to the vehicle.

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When officers arrived on scene, the vehicle was reportedly on fire with the man trapped inside.

The driver was taken to the hospital with major injuries where he later died.

According to police, the driver didn’t display any signs of being under the influence, but speed may have been a factor.