Driver killed after losing control in Alpine

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fatal-crash-grp  ALPINE, Calif – An investigation was under way Thursday into a wild solo- vehicle freeway crash in Alpine that left a driver dead.

The fatality on Interstate 8 east of East Willows Road was reported at 10:18 p.m. Wednesday, according to the California Highway Patrol.

A Volkswagen GTI was traveling at a high rate of speed on westbound I-8 when its driver lost control and traveled over a center median and down an embankment that splits the road, eventually coming to rest on eastbound I-8, the CHP reported on its website. The driver died at the scene, the CHP said.

No other details were immediately released.

1 Comment

  • dave

    Chp is known to not render medical aide for those critically wounded until ems can arrive. Not shocked at all

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