One Dead in Poway Rollover

One man is dead after a rollover in Poway Friday afternoon, according to the San Diego County Sheriff's Department.

Officials say the driver, who was the only person in his Ford Explorer, was driving west on Poway Road at a high rate of speed.

Investigators believe he lost control, failed to turn right onto Espola Road and crashed into an open area at about 2:30 p.m.

The SUV went airborne as it reached a nearby embankment and rolled. The man inside died at the scene. Espola Road between Range Park and Poway Road were shut down while deputies investigated.

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