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Pedestrian killed in S Coast Hwy accident in Encinitas

ENCINITAS, CA – A woman died after being hit by a car in the Encinitas area last night despite the efforts of bystanders and the driver to aid her, according to ABC 10 News.

The accident happened in the 2600 block of South Coast Highway, also called 101 Highway, at about 8 p.m. when the victim, a woman in her 50s, was hit by a vehicle.

The driver immediately stopped to render aid to the pedestrian, as did multiple bystanders.

Despite this, the victim, who has not been publicly identified, died of her injuries after being taken to the hospital.

The driver is not believed to have been under the influence when the crash happened and is reportedly cooperating with the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department.

Authorities continue to investigate the accident at this time.

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