Elderly woman run over while lying in street

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ambulanceOCEANSIDE, Calif. — A car struck and killed an 81-year-old woman in a residential neighborhood near Camp Pendleton today.

The accident in the 800 block of Sunningdale Drive in northern Oceanside was reported shortly before 7 a.m., according to police. The victim died at the scene, traffic Sgt. Kenneth Gow said.

The woman apparently was lying in the roadway — why was unknown — when she was struck, the sergeant said.

Her name was withheld pending family notification.

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