SAN DIEGO — A driver was killed early Monday in a rollover crash in rural eastern San Diego County.
Around 5:30 a.m., a man was driving a white Toyota Camry westbound on Dehesa Road, west of Sloane Canyon Road, when he veered across the eastbound lanes of the roadway and crashed into a fire hydrant, California Highway Patrol officer Travis Garrow said.
The car landed on its roof in a ditch and parts of the mangled vehicle were strewn across nearby brush.
The driver, who was not wearing a seatbelt, sustained major injuries and died at the scene, Garrow said. The driver had not yet been identified, though Cal Fire captain Ed Mcormon said it was a middle-aged man.