Driver faces charges after fatally striking pedestrian on freeway

OCEANSIDE, Calif. — A 46-year-old man was facing charges Tuesday in connection with a suspected drunken driving crash that killed a pedestrian in Oceanside over the weekend.

Michael Foxworthy pulled his SUV over and waited for police following the crash around 11:15 p.m. Sunday on eastbound state Route 76 near Interstate 5, Oceanside police Sgt. Ignacio Lopez said.

Foxworthy’s SUV slammed into an unidentified woman as she was attempting to dash across the highway. A witness told investigators the victim failed to look for oncoming vehicle traffic and was struck, according to the sergeant.

The woman was airlifted Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla and later died, Lopez said.