One killed in crash near Valley Center

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One person has died following a crash west of Valley Center.

Crews rushed to the scene near 73rd Street North and Ridge just before 2:00 a.m. Monday.

A driver told deputies she saw speeding vehicle in the same lane coming up behind her.  She pulled over to let the vehicle pass,  but was struck from behind.

The second vehicle drove into a ditch,  and the driver was ejected.  

The driver of the other car, which was hit from behind, was not hurt.

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