Pedestrian Struck, Abandoned on On-Ramp

CHP responded to reports of a person lying on the side of Nimitz Blvd.

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    Robert Vonder Reith, a friend of the graduate student Sho Funai who died after being struck by a vehicle, spoke to NBC 7 reporter Rory Devine about taking responsibility behind the wheel.

    A pedestrian was struck and killed near an Ocean Beach on-ramp Sunday morning.

    The victim was 23-year-old Sho Funai, a graduate student at UC San Diego.

    The California Highway Patrol received a call at about 4:39 a.m. Sunday that a person was lying on the side of Nimitz Blvd., on the ramp to Interstate 8, according to a CHP report.

    Pedestrian Struck, Abandoned on On-Ramp

    [DGO] Pedestrian Struck, Abandoned on On-Ramp
    Robert Vonder Reith, a friend of the graduate student Sho Funai who died after being struck by a vehicle, spoke to NBC 7 reporter Rory Devine about taking responsibility behind the wheel.

    When authorities arrived on the scene, they found Funai deceased on the shoulder of the road. There were no other vehicles or witnesses.

    Police shut down the on-ramp while they investigated the incident.

    An 18 year old woman turned herself into the California Highway Patrol in connection with the hit-and-run accident that killed Funai. Nikolett Kristina Gallo was booked into Las Colinas on suspicion of felony DUI and felony hit-and-run. 
     

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