A California Highway Patrol cruiser
A California Highway Patrol cruiser. Photo by Chris Stone

Two people were killed late Thursday night in a fiery wreck near the rural community of Tecate.

The crash was first reported just before 11 p.m. on state Route 94, west of state Route 188, which leads to the Tecate crossing on the U.S.-Mexico border.

Dispatchers were told two cars collided head-on and one of the cars was catching fire, according to a California Highway Patrol incident log.

No identifying information was immediately available for either victim.

The roadway near the crash was shut down until about 2:30 a.m.

— City News Service

Chris Jennewein is Editor & Publisher of Times of San Diego.