Man dies after crashing down embankment and hitting palm trees

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – An 80-year-old man died Friday after driving down an embankment and hitting two palm trees.

The driver was in his 1996 Jaguar eastbound on 1200 Sea World Drive.

According to SDPD, the driver came to a bend in the road and drove straight into the westbound lanes and down the embankment.

He was pronounced dead on scene.

SDPD said alcohol was not a factor.

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