One killed in East County car crash

EL CAJON, Calif. — A 29-year-old woman was killed in a two-car collision in a neighborhood just north of El Cajon Friday, authorities reported.

The woman was making a left turn from northbound Peerless Drive onto westbound Pepper Drive in the Bostonia area when her 2000 Chevrolet Malibu was struck broadside by an eastbound 2003 Volkswagen Passat shortly before 7:30 a.m., according to the California Highway Patrol.

Medics took the mortally injured El Cajon resident to Sharp Memorial Hospital, where she was pronounced dead, CHP Public Affairs Officer Travis Garrow said.

Her name was withheld pending family notification.

The driver of the Volkswagen, a 22-year-old El Cajon man, suffered minor injuries in the crash,  Garrow said.

Investigators were attempting to determine which driver was at fault.

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