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Father suspected of intentionally driving off cliff with daughters


Last updated 6/13/2020 at 1:51pm

SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A reportedly suicidal father and his two 3-year-old daughters were rescued today after the man's truck hit the bottom of Sunset Cliffs in Point Loma, police said.

A woman called the Sheriff's Department at 4:30 a.m. and reported that the father had taken the children and was allegedly threatening to drive off the Coronado Bay Bridge, Officer Tony Martinez of the SDPD said.

A few minutes later, police officers spotted the vehicle and family on Hill Street near Cornish Drive, but the vehicle allegedly raced away and went over the cliff, Martinez said.

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