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Passenger killed when vehicle strikes light pole in El Cajon

Posted at 10:22 AM, Jun 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-07 13:22:33-04

EL CAJON (CNS) - A passenger in a vehicle was killed Sunday when its driver left the roadway in El Cajon and struck a light pole.

The male victim was pronounced dead at the scene, the El Cajon Police Department reported.

The driver allegedly was speeding westbound on Chase Avenue when the vehicle hit the pole near Wilson Avenue. Police and firefighters were dispatched at approximately 6:45 a.m. to the crash scene in the area of Chase and Wilson avenues.

The driver was extracted from the vehicle, treated at the scene and then taken to a local hospital, police said. The driver's condition was not immediately known.

El Cajon police asked anyone with information regarding the crash to call them at 619-579-3311.