Man identified in Borrego Springs accident

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – Authorities have identified a Borrego Springs man who was killed in a broadside traffic accident earlier this week.

Jack Godwin, 70, was driving east on Big Horn Road when his Toyota Tacoma was hit by a northbound Jeep Cherokee at Borrego Springs Road Tuesday.

Godwin died at the scene after his truck overturned on an unpaved area next to the intersection.

Medics took the 66-year-old driver of the Jeep to Palomar Medical Center in Escondido, where she was treated for minor injuries.

Officials from the California Highway Patrol concluded that the accident occurred after Godwin failed to yield at the road crossing.

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