Hit-and-Run Driver Wanted after Fatal Collision near Tumbleweed Terrace
SANTEE, CA (August 11, 2018) – A woman was killed early Saturday morning in a hit-and-run crash on Prospect Avenue. Her name and place of residence were not immediately released to the public, pending notification of next of kin.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the collision happened after midnight. The responders reportedly found the victim near Tumbleweed Terrace with head injuries. She was struck by an unidentified vehicle that left the scene after the incident.
The victim sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene by Santee Fire Department personnel.
Investigators continue to look for the hit-and-run driver and the vehicle involved in the fatal incident. They believe that the car involved was a black sedan with missing the driver’s side mirror and possible front-end/front left-quarter panel damage. There is currently no description of the driver at this time.
It was not clear if the incident occurred at a crosswalk, and it remains under investigation by the CHP.
We send our deepest sympathies to the family and friends of the victim. Hoping that they find strength and comfort as they grieve their loss. May she rest in peace.
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