A woman was killed after her car struck a highway exit sign in Lemon Grove in San Diego.
The incident occurred when a female driver in a Mazda 3 was driving eastbound on State Route 94 veered off the freeway and struck the College Avenue exit sign.
After she struck the pole, the call rolled down an embankment and landed next to a chain-link fence.
The driver was the only passenger in the vehicle and later died from her injuries.
According to a witness, the woman seemed to have been driving at a high rate of speed.
CHP officers are investigating the accident and unsure if the driver was trying to exit the freeway or if the driver lost control on the freeway.
When emergency crews arrived, the car was extremely damaged so they had to cut the car open to free the driver.
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