Driver killed in California street race

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A C5 Corvette racing a black Mercedes in San Diego left one driver dead after the Chevy struck a row of trees along Sea World Drive.

According to NBC San Diego, the road was closed from 5-11 p.m. so that law enforcement officials could conduct their investigation. The story said that the driver was killed instantly while the passenger was taken to a nearby hospital with serious injuries.

Officials are still looking for the Mercedes driver, who fled the scene after the crash.

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