VALLEY CENTER, Calif. (KGTV) - One person is dead after a car crash left a vehicle nearly split in the North County at 1:50 a.m. Saturday morning.
The crash occurred on Old Castle Road at Gordon Hill Rd. Police found the vehicle nearly split by a tree. The teenage driver was taken to a nearby hospital but died.
Police did not name the driver but said he was 20-years-old from Oceanside.
A teen passenger in the vehicle also suffered minor injuries but is expected to recover.
Investigators said they believe speed played a factor in the crash and the vehicle may have been racing.