Driver ejected, killed in SR-76 crash

Posted at 2:23 PM, Jun 03, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-07 00:38:16-04

One person was killed in a crash on state Route 76, near Singh Road, in Oceanside.

Oceanside police said the single-vehicle crash happened shortly after 1 p.m. on the eastbound side of the highway.

According to police, the driver somehow lost control of the vehicle and veered off the highway at a high rate of speed. The driver, who was not identified, was ejected and died at the scene.

One lane on eastbound SR-76 in the immediate area was closed and a Sig Alert was issued due to the crash investigation.

No other injuries were immediately reported.