CHP: Fatal collision caused by driver veering into oncoming traffic

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AGUANGA (CNS) - A head-on collision near Aguanga that killed a 60-year-old man and seriously injured two other people was triggered when a driver steered into oncoming traffic at a bend in the road, authorities said Monday, Aug. 17. The deadly crash happened about 3:15 p.m. Sunday on Highway 79, just north of Dugan Drive, according to the California Highway Patrol. Officer Mike Lassig said a 29-year-old man at the wheel of a Dodge Challenger was traveling north on the highway at about 55 mph when he reached a sharp downhill curve on the two-lane corridor. A motorist coming from the opposite direction in a Subaru Outback arrived at the bend about the same time, but was going slightly slower and traveling uphill, Lassig said. He said the Dodge driver, whose identity has not been disclose
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