El Cajon Man Cleaning His Pool Killed When Big Rig Crashes Into Backyard
Tuesday, April 15, 2008
The truck missed the man's 2½-year-old daughter, who wasn't physically harmed.
Police Lt. Steve Shakowski says the impact knocked the 38-year-old homeowner into the pool and the tractor-trailer rig's cab plunged deep into the water.
Kevin Vicary was alive when pulled out of the pool, but he died at a hospital.
The truck driver escaped with minor cuts.
The lieutenant says the truck was heading west on Dehesa Road at about 10:45 a.m. Monday when the driver of a Ford van ran a red light on northbound Granite Hills Drive and hit the truck.
The truck then hit two other cars before plowing through the fence and into Vicary's pool.
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