Camp Pendleton

1 Killed in Rollover Crash Near Camp Pendleton


A 66-year-old man was killed Monday after his vehicle crashed on Interstate 5 near Camp Pendleton.

The traffic fatality occurred about 5:30 a.m., when a northbound sedan struck a center-divider guardrail north of Las Pulgas Road and then veered off the eastern edge of the freeway and overturned, coming to rest on its roof about 40 feet from the roadway, according to the California Highway Patrol.

CHP said the driver, an Oceanside man who was not identified, was not wearing a seatbelt and was ejected from the vehicle.

Medics responded and transported the driver to Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla where he died, CHP said.

It was not clear what caused the car crash.

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