East County News Service
February 16, 2020 (El Cajon) – A man in his 30s was found dead this afternoon in a black 1998 Ford Explorer that struck a tree in the 1200 block of North Second Street.
El Cajon Police officers and Heartland Fire personnel responded at 1:49 p.m., where witnesses and an investigation indicated the Ford was traveling northbound when it drifted onto the center divider and hit a tree. The driver’s identity is being withheld pending notification of his family.
“It is unknown at this time if drugs or alcohol were a factor in this collision and no other vehicles or persons were involved,” says Lt. Jason Taub with Ell Cajon Police.
Anyone with information is asked to call (619) 579-3311.
ECPD reminds the public to designate a sober driver this holiday weekend.