SAN DIEGO COUNTY, CA — A 45-year-old woman died and a child was injured Tuesday afternoon after being struck by a car in Escondido, according to ABC10 News.
Authorities say the incident occurred near North Rose Street and East Washington Avenue at approximately 12:30 p.m.
A red Nissan Titan was eastbound on Washington Avenue when it sped through a red light and T-boned a northbound blue Ford Fusion.
The woman and the child were both struck while crossing the intersection on foot.
Despite life-saving measures from an off-duty officer, the female pedestrian died from her injuries at the scene. A 7-year-old boy, was transported to a nearby hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
It is unclear if any other drivers were injured in the crash.
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