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At least one person killed in high-speed Vista crash

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Posted at 6:48 AM, Sep 12, 2021
and last updated 2021-09-12 09:48:29-04

VISTA (CNS) - At least one person was killed Sunday morning when a speeding vehicle flew off the Escondido (15) Freeway in Vista and went down an embankment.

The crash was reported just before 5 a.m. on the Escondido Freeway at Camino del Rey, according to the California Highway Patrol.

A witness told the CHP the small vehicle was moving at 120 mph when it went from Lane No. 1 across the freeway and off the road, the CHP said.

Someone may have been ejected from the vehicle, the CHP said.

Further details were not available.