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u.s .,: Incidents Drive-Throughs and Thursday Afternoon

u.s .,: They found a piece of a vehicle that they recognized as likely being from a pickup truck spotted nearby 10 minutes later, according to CTV. Agents tried to stop the pickup, but it fled, entering and exiting Interstate 8 twice and weaving through traffic at speeds up to 100 mph, according to witnesses. The incident began Thursday afternoon when U.S. Border Patrol agents discovered tire tracks for several cars that ran from the international border north into the U.S. The agency calls such incidents drive-throughs -- instances in which cars illegally enter the U.S., often through remote areas. Agents then deployed a tire deflation device, and the truck lost control within a minute, crashing and rolling over. California Highway Patrol spokesman Officer Travis Garrow says a male driver and a female passenger were believed to be seated in the cab of the truck, and nine men were in the bed. California authorities say one woman and two men were killed in the crash on westbound I-8 about 60 miles 96 kilometres east of San Diego. ( As reported in the news.