(Family trip turns tragic)…The family of 8 was on their way from San Diego to Texas.
They were on the way to visit family Tuesday. They were traveling eastbound on Interstate 8. At around 12:20 in the afternoon, east of Ocotillo, the vehicle went out of control and rolled down a 30-foot embankment. The front seat passenger in the vehicle, 34-year-old Soledad Tarrango of El Paso, Texas, was trapped in the vehicle. County Fire was called in to extricate her from the vehicle. Deputy Coroner Rodolfo Barron says the woman suffered fatal injuries. The woman’s husband was driving the vehicle. Their six children were in the back. All were injured. The extent of those injuries is not known. Barron says an autopsy on the mother is pending to determine an exact cause of death.