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Early Tuesday morning, October 22, a silver sports car crashed into the dining room of a home in the 1800 block of Thelborn Way in Nestor, according to San Diego police Lt. Kevin Mayer.

The driver, an allegedly drunken 22-year-old man, apparently lost control of his 2001 Mitsubishi as he raced another car west on Leon Avenue; witnesses said the vehicle was going more than 80 miles per hour when it slammed into the home. A couple

Police measured 100-foot-long skid marks.

and their three-year-old daughter were asleep upstairs at the time of the crash; no one was hurt.

Leon Avenue is a straight three-block-long section of road that neighbors say has attracted street-racers in the past. Officers at the scene measured 100-foot-long skid marks leading to where the car jumped the curb and slammed into the home.

Lt. Mayer said the driver was taken by ambulance to be treated for minor injuries. The driver was expected to be booked on suspicion of drunken driving, and the other racer was cited at the scene on suspicion of the same crimes.

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Early Tuesday morning, October 22, a silver sports car crashed into the dining room of a home in the 1800 block of Thelborn Way in Nestor, according to San Diego police Lt. Kevin Mayer.

The driver, an allegedly drunken 22-year-old man, apparently lost control of his 2001 Mitsubishi as he raced another car west on Leon Avenue; witnesses said the vehicle was going more than 80 miles per hour when it slammed into the home. A couple

Police measured 100-foot-long skid marks.

and their three-year-old daughter were asleep upstairs at the time of the crash; no one was hurt.

Leon Avenue is a straight three-block-long section of road that neighbors say has attracted street-racers in the past. Officers at the scene measured 100-foot-long skid marks leading to where the car jumped the curb and slammed into the home.

Lt. Mayer said the driver was taken by ambulance to be treated for minor injuries. The driver was expected to be booked on suspicion of drunken driving, and the other racer was cited at the scene on suspicion of the same crimes.

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