1 Killed in SR-54 SUV Rollover Crash in National City

One person has been killed after losing control of his SUV on east State Route 54 Saturday evening, officials confirm.

The California Highway Patrol (CHP) and National City Police Department officers are at the scene of the crash at East 54 and Highland Avenue.

The driver of a white Jeep was driving recklessly when they lost control and the flipped the car into an embankment, officers said.

The driver was pronounced dead at the scene.

No other cars were involved in the crash, but a few drivers pulled over and called police.

The call came in around 6:30 p.m.

CHP officers are taking over the investigation.

Traffic will be slow in the area while officials clear the scene.

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