FALLBROOK (CNS) - An investigation was under way Tuesday into a wet-road crash that killed a 27-year-old man in Fallbrook.
The fatality on westbound state Route 76, east of Sage Road, occurred around 10 a.m. Sunday, according to the San Diego County Medical Examiner's Office.
Michael Reeves Krempin of Murrieta was the sole occupant of a westbound 2002 Mazda Protege that spun out into eastbound lanes and was struck by a 2010
Mazda 3, the Medical Examiner's Office reported.
The Protege, which was going highway speeds, rolled down an embankment, killing Krempin at the scene, according to the Medical Examiner's Office. Four occupants of the Mazda 3 went to a hospital for non-life threatening injuries, it said.
The California Highway Patrol was investigating.
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