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One person is dead after car crash in San Marcos

Posted at 10:15 PM, Jul 31, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-01 10:11:30-04

SAN MARCOS (KGTV) -- A homicide investigation is underway after one person was killed in a San Marcos crash Friday afternoon.

According to the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department, the crash happened around 4:15 p.m. on West San Marcos Boulevard and South Rancho Santa Fe Road.

When deputies arrived, they found an unidentified woman in the back seat with trauma to her body. She was pronounced dead at the scene and the driver of the vehicle was detained.

The department’s homicide unit responded and has taken over the investigation, the department said Saturday.

The names of the driver and victim haven’t been released at this time and the details surrounding the crash remain unclear.