A driver struck and killed a woman walking in the middle of the road in Valley Center on Christmas Eve.
The California Highway Patrol is investigating the collision that occurred after 9 p.m. on Lake Wohlford Road just north of Oakvale.
Officers said the driver, an Escondido man, was driving a 2010 Toyota Yaris southbound on Lake Wohlford Road when he saw someone walking in the road.
The man tried to swerve to the left but struck the woman with the right front of his vehicle, officials said.
On Christmas Day, officials identified the woman as Talenna Lucy, 40, of Escondido.
The driver was not injured in the collision. No charges were expected to be filed according to the CHP.