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Man dead after truck crashes off I-805 in North Park

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SAN DIEGO (CNS) - Authorities released the name Saturday of a 44-year-old man who was killed when his pickup truck crashed off Interstate 805 in North Park.

Jose Manuel Mendoza of Oceanside lost control of his 2007 Nissan Titan for unknown reasons near University Avenue shortly after 7 a.m. Thursday, according to the California Highway Patrol and county Medical Examiner's Office.

The vehicle went down an embankment and struck an abutment. Witnesses pulled Mendoza from the crumpled truck and performed CPR prior to the arrival of medics, who took over the lifesaving attempt before pronouncing him dead at the scene.

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