OCOTILLO WELLS, Calif. — Two people died Saturday after a collision engulfed both vehicles in flames near state Route 78 and Quarry Road near Ocotillo Wells.
A truck and car collided just before 7 p.m. Officials later confirmed that one person in each vehicle had died. Witnesses reported both vehicles were totaled on state Route 78 near Quarry Road, the San Diego Union-Tribune reported.
Cal Fire was on the scene of the crash. Highway 78 will remain closed for at least one more hour, Cal Fire tweeted.
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