Publish Date: 2023/05/31
SAN DIEGO, CA — A 59-year-old woman died Wednesday morning after a pedestrian crash involving two vehicles in San Diego’s City Heights neighborhood, reports ABC10 News.
The fatal incident took place in the 4100 block of Home Avenue shortly before 5:00 a.m.
According to the San Diego Police Department, the woman was walking west and parallel to the roadway, away from a crosswalk, in lane 2 of the eastbound road. At one point, she was hit by a driver in a black 2007 Chevrolet Colorado pickup truck traveling eastbound in the same lane. The impact from the initial crash sent the female pedestrian into lane 1, where was then run over by a white pickup truck while laying in the roadway.
First responders worked to administer life-saving measures to the victim, but she succumbed to her injuries at the scene.
Both drivers stayed at the scene following the event.
An investigation by the SDPD’s Traffic Division remains underway.
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