SAN DIEGO, CA – An unidentified woman was killed on a beach in Oceanside when a construction tractor hit her while she was lying on the sand on Monday.
According to ABC News, the woman was lying, fully clothed, on the sand at Oceanside Harbor Beach in the 4100 block of North Pacific Street. The tractor, owned by Manson Dredge Co., was on the sand for a dredging project when it ran over the apparently sleeping victim at about 10 a.m.
A lifeguard witnessed the crash but it is unclear at this time whether the woman was inside the roped-off work zone or not.
The woman appeared to be around 50 years of age. Investigators are working on identifying the victim and also plan to conduct an autopsy.
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