Man killed when truck hits tree in Carmel Valley


A 27-year-old man was killed Thursday afternoon, July 28, when the Ford F150 truck he was driving went onto the center median and struck a tree on Carmel Country Road in Carmel Valley.

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The man was driving north about 4 p.m. when he failed to negotiate a right bend in the road, according to Officer Robert Heims of the San Diego Police Department. The truck hit the center median curb in the 12200 block, then the tree, and then flipped over and ejected the driver, who died at the scene.

The Traffic Division is investigating. Anyone with information about the crash should call Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477.