Police: Driver dies in fiery McLaren crash


SAN DIEGO — Police say the driver of a McLaren was killed in a fiery crash Tuesday.

San Diego Police Lt. Duane Voss said the McLaren was westbound on San Dieguito Road near Derby Farms Road opposite Fairbanks Ranch Country Club around 12:30 p.m. when witnesses saw the driver sideswipe another vehicle.

Voss said that caused the driver of the McLaren to lose control of the car. The McLaren hit two cars in the eastbound lanes, including a box truck, then caught fire, Voss said. Firefighters got the flames out but the person inside was dead.

A passenger inside the box truck was taken to the hospital with injuries not considered life-threatening. Police have not identified the person killed.

San Dieguito Road was closed for several hours as police investigated.

Check back for updates on this developing story.

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