Pedestrian Dies After Being Hit by Car in Encinitas

The involved driver remained at the scene and is cooperating with the investigation


A woman in her 50s died in Encinitas Saturday night after being struck by a car near S. Coast Highway 101.

The incident was reported at around 8 p.m. when the woman was struck by a vehicle traveling northbound on the 2600 block of S. Coast Highway 101, San Diego County Sheriff's said.

The driver of the vehicle involved stopped immediately and rendered medical aid to the woman along with bystanders. The woman was later transported to a local hospital where she later died, SDSO said.

Drugs or alcohol do not appear to be a factor in the crash, and the involved driver is cooperating with the investigation, SDSO said.

A sig alert was issued for S. Coast Hwy 101 at the time of the incident.

The sheriff’s department is asking anyone who witnessed the accident to call (858) 565-5200 with information.

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