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Two Killed in Head-On Collision on State Route 76

SAN DIEGO - Two people were killed in a wrong-way collision today on state Route 76, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The head-on crash between a red Nissan Xterra SUV and small white SUV happened at 12:01 a.m. Wednesday on SR-76 near Pala Mission Road, a CHP online log reported.

A pit bull was injured in the collision and was taken by an Animal Resource Officer from Escondido, the CHP said.

Traffic on eastbound and westbound SR-76 was diverted onto Pala Mission Road until 4:39 a.m.

The CHP was investigating the crash. No further details were immediately available.

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