Woman Struck, Killed by Car in El Cajon

Witnesses say the woman was talking to her friends and unaware of traffic when struck

By Lauren Steussy
|  Thursday, Mar 15, 2012  |  Updated 9:36 AM PDT
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Woman Struck, Killed by Car in El Cajon

The car involved in the accident was parked behind police crime tape.

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A woman talking to her friends at a bus stop in El Cajon was struck and killed by a car Wednesday night.

Witnesses say the 50-year-old woman was wearing dark clothing and was unaware of the cars driving by in the 1100 block of E. Main St., according a report from the El Cajon Police Department.

A PT cruiser was traveling east on Main St. when it struck the woman.

A passerby administered first aid until medics arrived. Shortly after paramedics arrived, the woman was pronounced dead on the scene, despite extensive life-saving efforts.

The driver immediately stopped after the accident and is cooperating with officers investigating the crash.

The investigation is still on-going, and police are currently notifying the woman's family.

Anyone with information regarding this collision is encouraged to contact the El Cajon Police Department Traffic Division at 619-441-1632.

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