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Fallbrook man perishes from injuries sustained in Oceanside collision


Last updated 9/8/2017 at Noon

OCEANSIDE - An 85-year-old Fallbrook man died in a hospital two days after he ran a red light and collided with a commercial truck in Oceanside, police said today.

William Tiernan was airlifted to a San Diego hospital following the crash Tuesday morning, Oceanside police Sgt. Rick Davis said. He died Thursday at the hospital surrounded by family.

Tiernan was driving a 2001 Mercedes-Benz about 11 a.m. Tuesday on westbound state Route 76 when he failed to stop at a red light and began turning left onto Old Grove Road, Davis said. In the intersection, Tiernan's car was struck by a 2017 Hino...

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