Rancho Santa Fe college student killed in car accident


By City News Service

A 22-year-old Rancho Santa Fe man, home from college for Thanksgiving, died in single vehicle crash near Escondido Nov. 22.

Kely Austin Campbell was driving west on Del Dios Highway shortly after 2 a.m. when the sedan went off a curve near West Via Rancho Parkway and crashed into an embankment, according to the Medical Examiner’s Office.

A passerby called for help, but medics were unable to save Campbell, who was declared dead at the scene, according to the M.E.’s office.

A CHP dispatcher said there was no indication alcohol was a factor in the crash.