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21-year-old Escondido woman dies in San Marcos crash


Sunday, April 13th, 2014
Issue 15, Volume 18.
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A 21-year-old Escondido woman was killed early today in a single-vehicle crash on state Route 78 in San Marcos.

Her name has not been released. She was driving her 1997 Acura CL west on 78 near Linda Vista Drive at about 2:20 a.m., when she lost control while changing lanes and veered onto the right shoulder, CHP Officer Jim Bettencourt said.

The coupe then overturned and struck a tree, coming to a rest upside down, Bettencourt said. The driver died at the scene.

Bettencourt said it was unclear if drugs or alcohol were a factor in the collision.


 

6 comments

Comment Profile ImageLee
Comment #1 | Monday, Apr 14, 2014 at 7:16 am
For goodness's sake! Please let this not be another alcohol-related death!
Comment Profile ImageRay (the real one)
Comment #2 | Monday, Apr 14, 2014 at 6:26 pm
Could be a pot related death..... ever think of that?
Comment Profile ImageDR DR
Comment #3 | Monday, Apr 14, 2014 at 7:05 pm
Realistically - more apt to be prescription drugs from the doctor. I'll bet there were more Avo Festors on drugs than alcohol or pot. Under the Influence of ANY mind altering substance. That's my observance yesterday.
Comment Profile ImageLisa
Comment #4 | Tuesday, Apr 15, 2014 at 10:15 am
Accidents happen everyday. Sometimes we lose loved ones to them. My family knows this young lady and her family. She was a beautiful girl...working and attending college. We grieve with her family. A tragic loss. Question: Why is it that some people find it necessary to share their assumptions "outloud" on a story so tragic? Is it narcissism? I don't get it! I feel sorry for people like that.
Comment Profile ImageFallbrook res.
Comment #5 | Tuesday, Apr 15, 2014 at 9:14 pm
Oh my, she was just starting her life. As a mom of 7, my heart goes out to the friends and family.
Comment Profile Imagegrunt
Comment #6 | Wednesday, Apr 16, 2014 at 4:39 pm
Lisa, sorry for you friend's loss; to answer your question - some people have to attack others to feel better about themselves. Some of us feel ok about ourselves and wait for the facts. I could guess that this young person was startled by an animal racing out in the street after she had worked a double shift to support her mother - makes as much sense as suggesting she was high or drunk or on her phone.

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