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1 Killed When Car Splits in Half in Violent Crash Near San Jacinto

The back of the red sedan appeared to be a few dozen feet away, in southbound lanes, the video showed. It was unclear if anyone else was injured. One person was killed when a car split in two following a violent collision with a pickup truck near San Jacinto Friday morning. The crash left a trail of debris and wreckage all along the southbound lanes, video from the scene showed. (Credit: OC Hawk)
The front portion of the red sedan was close to the white truck — which sustained significant front-end damage — near the shoulder of the highway, according to the footage. (Credit: OC Hawk)
A red sedan and a white pick truck collided on southbound Highway 79 near Gilman Springs Road about 6:15 a.m., according to the California Highway Patrol’s incident log.  

-116.989713 All lanes were fully open again a short time before 10 a.m., Caltrans tweeted. for several hours as crews cleared the wreckage from the roadway. No additional information was released about the crash, which is under investigation. His or her name has not yet been released. The force of the collision caused the car to split in half. An investigation was underway near San Jacinto after a two-car crash left one person dead on July 14, 2017. A portion of the highway was shut down after 6:30 a.m. One person died in the crash, officials confirmed.