One Dead After Northbound I-5 Collision

One man is dead and another injured following a crash on Interstate 5 in Oceanside, officials said.

At approximately 6:50 a.m., a 29-year-old San Diego man was driving his 2002 Honda Civic when, according to the passenger, the car started to hydroplane and the driver lost control, the California Highway Patrol said.

The car hit the center divide and overturned. The California Highway Patrol blocked two lanes just south of the Birmingham Road exit to respond, they said.

The 29-year-old passenger crawled out of the vehicle and was taken to Scripps La Jolla Hospital. with minor to moderate injuries. The driver was trapped in the car and pronounced dead on scene.

Drugs and alcohol are not suspected as a factor in the crash.

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