Woman killed in Alpine crash on I-8 east

ALPINE (KUSI) — A woman is dead in Alpine Sunday morning after driving well over the speed limit and colliding with a semi-trailer on the 8-Freeway in the East County, sending her black BMW Sedan into a ditch. 

The incident occurred on eastbound Interstate 8 east of Tavern Road at 11 a.m. and 17 minutes later responding emergency crews requested the San Diego County Medical Examiner’s Office to respond to the scene, but the woman was pronounced dead on the scene, according to California Highway Patrol.

The Tavern Road on ramp to eastbound I-8 was been closed as a result.

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