A woman was killed Thursday in a solo vehicle crash when she lost control of her car and struck a pole off the right side of state Route 78 in Oceanside, authorities said.
It happened around 12:20 a.m. on westbound SR-78 near Jefferson Street, California Highway Patrol Officer Mark Latulippe said.
The woman was driving her 1998 Honda Accord westbound on SR-78 at a high speed when she approached a curve in the roadway, lost control of the car, struck a pole off the right side of the roadway and the car came to a rest on an embankment, Latulippe said.
The woman, whose name and age were not immediately available, was pronounced dead at the scene, Latulippe said.
CHP officers were investigating the crash.
–City News Service
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