SAN DIEGO, CA – A pedestrian was struck and killed by a street sweeper in Kearny Mesa late on Sunday night, according to the Times of San Diego.
The woman was standing in the crosswalk at the corner of Clairemont Mesa Boulevard and Overland Avenue when the accident happened at about 10 p.m. A 2006 Toyota Tundra street sweeper, driven by a 35-year-old man, was headed west when it struck the pedestrian.
The woman died at the scene. Her identity has not yet been released.
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