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North Man Killed In Rollover Accident On SR 78

SAN DIEGO, CA – A 38-year-old Escondido man died in a single-vehicle crash on state Route 78, the California Highway Patrol said Sunday.

At 11:34 p.m. on Saturday, the man was driving a Toyota Tundra in the westbound SR-78 transition to northbound Interstate 15.

The truck left the road, crashed into the right shoulder barrier wall and overturned several times, CHP Officer Hunter Gerber said.

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The driver, who was not identified, was ejected from the Toyota and pronounced dead at the scene. It was not immediately known if alcohol or drugs contributed to the cause of the crash.

Anyone with information about the incident was asked to contact the CHP Oceanside area office at 760-643-3400.

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