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East County News Service

March 15, 2023 (Pine Valley) – A 61-year-old man from Yuma, Arizona died at the scene of a rollover crash in Pine Valley this morning.

According to the California Highway Patrol, the motorist was driving a Chrysler 200 eastbound on Interstate 8 east at a high rate of speed during this morning’s rainy weather when he lost control shortly after 7:30 a.m. and rolled over several times.

“As a result of the crash, the driver of the Chrysler was ejected from the vehicle. Life saving measures were performed by emergency personnel on scene; however, the driver succumbed to his injuries as a result of the crash and was pronounced deceased at the scene,” says Officer Jared Grieshaber with the CHP.

The identity of the driver has not yet been released, pending notification of family. It is not yet known whether alcohol or drugs may have been factors in this crash.

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