Man killed in three-vehicle collision on Highway 14 

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A man was killed following a three-vehicle collision on southbound Highway 14 near Escondido Canyon Road in Agua Dulce early Friday morning, according to Officer Michael Nasir of the California Highway Patrol. 

The collision occurred at 1:21 a.m., and one vehicle was on fire, according to Nasir.  

According to Officer Josh Greengard, spokesman for the CHP’s Newhall office, a tow truck was assisting an SUV, and both drivers were standing on the right shoulder. A third car collided into the SUV, pushing the vehicle into the pedestrians.  

The man who had been driving the SUV was killed, according to Greengard. 

According to Greengard, “the [suspect] fled the scene on foot and was later apprehended at Henry Mayo Hospital. Suspect was a 17-year-old juvenile male,” Greengard wrote in an email to The Signal. 

A Sigalert was issued from 2 a.m. to 6:36 a.m. for lanes 2 and 3, with only the No. 1 lane open. 

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