Woman Hit, Killed by Car in Vista

A female pedestrian has died after she was hit by a car in Vista, San Diego County Sheriff's officials told NBC 7.

The crash happened near N. Santa Fe and E. California avenues at about 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

When deputies arrived, they found the woman lying on the ground, and they gave her CPR. However, after paramedics took over trying to save her, she died at the scene.

The driver involved stayed on the scene, according to deputies. The case is still under investigation by the sheriff's traffic accident reconstruction team. 

On Thursday, officials identified the victim as 74-year-old Vista resident Maria Luisa Nava Jimenez.

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