SAN DIEGO – One person is dead, another in critical condition after a fatal rollover crash involving a big rig in Pauma Valley.
It happened just after 8 AM Thursday near State Route 76 and Rincon Ranch Road, according to authorities.
Authorities say the driver lost control of a big rig carrying sealed bags of mulch and veered down an embankment.
Firefighters were able to extricate one man from the big rig, who was later transported to a local hospital in critical condition, a second occupant in the vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene, according San Diego County Fire Authority.
A Sig Alert was issued for both eastbound and westbound lanes and will remain closed until further notice. No further information was immediately available.
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