A California Highway Patrol cruiser. Courtesy CHP
A California Highway Patrol cruiser. Courtesy CHP

A person was found dead Friday in a vehicle that apparently crashed off Interstate 8 in the eastern reaches of San Diego County.

A California Highway Patrol officer spotted the vehicle down an embankment alongside the freeway near La Posta Road in the Boulder Oaks area shortly after 1 p.m., the CHP reported.

It was unclear when the crash occurred. The victim’s name was not immediately available.

–City News Service