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Otay Mesa homeowner discovers body after car lands in backyard

California Highway Patrol is reporting a fatality near the I-805 and I-905 freeways in Otay Mesa. A vehicle may have flown off the freeway and landed in someone's backyard, according to police.

SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A person who apparently was injured in an overnight traffic accident on an Otay Mesa freeway connector was found dead Wednesday in a damaged sedan that came to rest in an adjacent backyard.
A resident discovered the crashed 2012 Chevrolet Impala and the victim's body alongside the ramp from southbound Interstate 805 to westbound State Route 905 at about 11 a.m., according to the California Highway Patrol.
The car apparently veered off the interchange late Tuesday night or early Wednesday morning before smashing through a fence behind a home, the CHP reported.
The victim's identity was not immediately available. The CHP said he appeared to be in his 30s.

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