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Early morning fatal crash closes South Mission Road

Village News staff

There was a fatal accident with a solo driver of a 4-door sedan who was pronounced dead at the scene by first responders on Saturday, Jan. 7, according to NCFPD PIO Capt. John Choi. The accident was reported at 1:33 a,m. The driver had very serious injuries resulting in death at the scene.

The car had crashed into a SDG&E power pole at a rate of speed fast enough to cut the car in half. The power pole had minor damage and the crash did not cause a power outage.

Half of the vehicle was blocking both lanes of South Mission just south of Green Canyon and the other half of the car was in the creek next to the road, according to Choi. South Mission was closed for a short time for investigation, clean-up and the Coroner. The identity of the deceased has not been released.

 

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