Crash in El Cajon leaves 1 dead

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EL CAJON, Calif. — A two-car crash left one woman dead and a man hospitalized in El Cajon Friday morning.

The collision happened around 6:30 a.m. on East Washington Avenue near the intersection with South Mollison Avenue.

Sky Fox helicopter video showed a silver Chevy sedan with major damage to the driver’s side on it’s side with the roof cut off. A body covered by a yellow tarp was lying in the street. A black Honda Acura sedan  with damage to the front was  nearby.

The driver of the Chevy was pronounced dead at the scene. The man driving the Acura was transported to Sharp Memorial Hospital, but his condition was not known.

The cause of the accident was under investigation. Police blocked off the intersection as they gathered evidence. It was not clear how long the streets would remain closed.

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