Highway Patrol

Red Mustang Hit-and-Run Kills Fallbrook Woman: CHP

The woman died at a nearby hospital shortly after the collision

A Fallbrook woman was killed after a hit-and-run Friday night.

The 56-year-old woman was walking on East Alvarado Street near Alvarado Court when she was struck, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The suspect’s car was described as a newer model red Ford Mustang, CHP said.

The car fled after hitting the woman, according to CHP.

Local fire personnel responded to the scene in Fallbrook shortly after.

She was transported to Palomar Medical Center where she later died.

The roads around the collision were closed until midnight Saturday.

CHP is currently investigating.

If anyone has information about this incident, call CHP at (858) 637-3800.

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