Driver killed after car goes over cliff near Point Mugu

An SUV drove over a cliff and ended up in the surf below Pacific Coast Highway on Sunday night, according to the California Highway Patrol.

A car hurtled over a cliff on Pacific Coast Highway near Point Mugu on Sunday night, killing the driver as it ended up in the surf below.

Police and fire officials were called shortly before 7:40 p.m. after an SUV crashed about 100 feet down PCH near Deer Creek Road, according to the California Highway Patrol.

When Ventura County fire crews arrived, they could see the driver was still in the vehicle but was not responsive, according to the CHP. The person was later pronounced dead, it said.

It was not immediately clear how the vehicle ended up over the cliff.


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