Car flies off SR-54 connector in deadly crash

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SAN DIEGO — One person was killed when a vehicle flew off the state Route 54 connector to Interstate 5 north Saturday, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The crash happened just after 3:15 p.m. The CHP told the San Diego Union-Tribune the vehicle flew off the road feeding eastbound Route 54, putting the location southwest of the terminus of West 35th Street.

The vehicle landed in the bushes near the trolley tracks. CHP is investigating what caused the crash.

Saturday’s crash happened a little over a month after a man was killed when his Lexus SUV veered off state Route 54 and plunged into the Sweetwater River.

Check back for updates on this developing story.

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