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Report states drowned driver had meth in system


Last updated 3/19/2017 at Noon

SAN DIEGO – Roland Phillips, the 73-year-old man who drowned along with 5-year-old Phillip Campbell after the vehicle Phillips was driving was swept into a rain-swollen Rainbow Creek Jan. 22, had methamphetamine and alcohol in his system at the time of the accident, according to an autopsy report released by the San Diego County Medical Examiner's office.

The report states Phillips' cause of death was drowning with contributing conditions of "alcohol and methamphetamine use; hypertensive and atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease." The toxicology portion of the report showed there was 1....

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