Woman killed after getting out of car on freeway off-ramp

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CHULA VISTA, Calif. -- A woman who got out of her car was hit and killed by a car Thursday night on a freeway off-ramp in Bonita.

Around 6:50 p.m. on the Interstate 805 ramp to Bonita Road, the woman was just outside of her Lincoln sedan when she was struck by a Toyota Corolla and thrown at least 45 feet, according to CHP. The woman, who was in her 50s, was pronounced dead at the scene.

It was not confirmed whether the woman had stopped to change a flat tire.

The driver stopped and was cooperating with the investigation.

A traffic alert was issued for the I-805 north at Bonita Road. The off-ramp was closed until further notice.