Pedestrian Fatally Struck by Car in San Clemente
SAN CLEMENTE, CA (January 28, 2019) – A female pedestrian was fatally struck by a vehicle Friday night on Avenida Del Presidente near Avenida De Las Palmera.
Orange County Sheriff’s Department deputies were dispatched to the scene around 7 p.m. after hearing of a report about a pedestrian being hit.
The victim was described as a woman in her 30s who was either walking in the bike lane or in the northbound lane of traffic when she was hit by the northbound vehicle. It is not clear at this time at what speed the car was traveling, according to Carrie Braun, Sheriff’s Department spokeswoman.
The driver described as a woman in her 50s stayed at the scene and was examined by authorities for possible impairment.
The name of the victim will be released once the next of kin has been notified.
Our deepest thoughts and sympathies go out to the bereaved family and friends of the victim.
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