Hit-and-run in Mira Mesa kills woman
SAN DIEGO, CA – A woman was hit and killed by a driver around 9:45 a.m. Friday, reports Fox 5 San Diego.
At the corner of Black Mountain Road and Capricorn Way, a woman was struck by a vehicle. An ambulance was called but the victim had died from her wounds at the scene.
Reports state that the woman was in the crosswalk at the time of the crash. Officers are investigating whether the suspect was driving precariously before hitting the woman.
Descriptions of the driver and car were not available at the time. Officers are investigating the hit-and-run and circumstances surrounding the victim and the possible location of the driver.
abc 10 News later reported the driver was a 31-year-old male in a 2004 Nissan Titan. The suspect turned from Black Mountain onto Capricorn when he struck the woman. It is still under investigation why he did not stop to help the woman.
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