SAN DIEGO COUNTY, CA — A woman died Wednesday morning after being struck by a vehicle while walking her bicycle across a road near downtown National City, according to ABC 10 News.
The fatal incident took place in the 1700 block of Highland Avenue, near the 18th Street intersection, at about 6:15 a.m.
National City Police have not shared details on the cause of the crash, but the female pedestrian was hit by a red Honda Accord.
Responding medics administered life-saving measures, but the victim died from her injuries at the scene.
The driver stayed at the site and cooperated with investigators.
All southbound lanes of Highland Avenue between 16th and 18th streets were blocked during the response and investigation.
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