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Motorist killed when car veers off I-5 in Otay Mesa

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SAN DIEGO — A man was killed after veering off Interstate 5 Saturday evening, according to California Highway Patrol.

Authorities say the incident occurred at 9:10 p.m. on southbound I-5 near State Route 905. The vehicle veered off the right side of the road into some brush. A pole fell down onto the roof of the vehicle and rolled off.

CHP is investigating what caused the accident. It is unclear if drugs or alcohol were a factor.