Originally posted at 9:31 a.m. May 19, 2104. Edited with new details.
A driver whose car hit a tree along Ortega (74) Highway died Monday.
The crash east of the San Diego (5) Freeway near Antonio Parkway was reported at 7:57 a.m., according to a California Highway Patrol dispatcher.
Authorities temporarily closed westbound lanes to accommodate an investigation.--City News Service