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Lakeside Man Killed in Rear-End Accident on State Route 78 in Vista

33-Year-Old Lakeside Man Dies Following Fatal Vista Truck Crash on State Route 78 near Sycamore Avenue in Vista

Vista, California (January 5, 2020) – One person was killed Saturday morning in a traffic accident involving a big rig on State Route 78 in Vista, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The deadly crash happened at around 8:15 a.m. Saturday, January 4 on westbound State Route 78, just east of Sycamore Avenue.

The CHP said a 52-year-old Tijuana man was driving a tractor-trailer on westbound State Route 78 when he stopped on the shoulder of state Route 78 to check his tires.

According to the CHP, the driver of the tractor-trailer was just about to get back onto the freeway when a 2019 Ford Fiesta drifted to the right and slammed into the rear the truck.

The driver of the Fiesta, identified as a 33-year-old Lakeside man, died in the crash. His name has not been disclosed pending notification of next of kin.

Further details about the crash were not immediately disclosed.

An investigation into the accident is ongoing.

Alpine Law Group Sends strength and condolences to the accident victims and their families

Alpine Law Group sends strength and condolences to the accident victims and their families. Our firm stands ready to help those affected by tragedy obtain the justice they deserve. We can also help you obtain a copy of the police report free of charge. Call us 24/7 at 800-984-4123 to be directly connected with an attorney for a no-obligation consultation. There are no up-front fees and you pay us nothing if we don't win. You may also contact us via text message and online chat 24/7. We look forward to speaking with you.

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