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Pedestrian killed on Interstate 8SAN DIEGO — A 45-year-old San Diego woman was hit and killed by a car on Interstate 8 in the Mission Valley area early Friday, the California Highway Patrol reported.

The accident on westbound I-8 east of Taylor Street was reported at 4:43 a.m., according to California Highway Patrol Officer Tommy Doerr. The woman stepped into traffic lanes from the right shoulder and was struck by a 2008 Volkswagen Jetta, he said in a statement.

The driver, a 20-year-old San Diego woman, remained at the scene to be questioned, Doerr said.

“DUI was not a factor for the driver of the Volkswagen,” Doerr said. “The sobriety of the pedestrian has not been determined.”

12 comments

  • San Diegan

    Pedestrians need to stop being ignorant and oblivious to their surroundings! And what the hell was she doing walking on the 8?!

  • Michael

    Pull allll the way off the road when in distress. Those cars are travelling way faster then you think. RIP

  • anonymous

    Judge not, lest ye be judged.

    I love her and she is terribly missed by her loved ones. Please pray for her family & the driver. Must have been horribly traumatizing. We pray for her.

    • Annyamous

      Thank you for showing your compassion and prayers. Our family is praying for your family as well.. Im so sorry for your loss. The driver was my little sister.

      • Judge Not

        Would like to speak with her. The family concensus is the same: She has a large extended family. We are praying still for your sister. Hope she will be well physically & emotionally.

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