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Pedestrian Succumbs to Injuries after Being Struck by Vehicle- Driver Arrested at the Scene

Oceanside CA— Early this morning, Sunday January 17, 2021, at 2:32 am, the Oceanside Police Department responded to a vehicle collision involving a pedestrian in the 3300 block of Oceanside Blvd. Upon arrival, officers located an unresponsive female with a head injury lying in the westbound lanes of Oceanside Blvd. Despite life saving measures, the female pedestrian was pronounced deceased at the scene.

At this time, it appears the pedestrian was walking in the eastbound lanes of Oceanside Blvd when she was struck by a minivan traveling eastbound in the number 3 lane. The driver stopped and called the police. An evaluation of the driver found the 43-year-old female was under the influence of alcohol at the time of the collision and was arrested on scene. It is unknown if the pedestrian was under the influence of any substance.

The name of the deceased has not been released pending family notification.

The investigation is ongoing. The Oceanside Police Department’s Major Accident Investigation Team conducted the investigation. Anyone with information regarding this collision is asked to call Accident Investigator Clint Bussey at (760) 435-4412.