1 pedestrian killed, 1 injured when car runs red light at busy intersection

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SAN DIEGO, Calif. -- A woman was killed and a man was taken to a hospital after being hit by a driver who ran a red light in Mira Mesa early Thursday, according to San Diego police.

The victims, a 59-year-old woman and a 64-year-old man, were hit by an eastbound Honda while in the crosswalk at the intersection of Mira Mesa Boulevard and Marbury Avenue shortly after 6 a.m., San Diego police Officer Tony Martinez said. The 26-year-old man behind the wheel of the Honda remained at the scene.

The woman died at the scene. The man suffered a broken femur and serious head injury, police said.

Following the crash, authorities closed eastbound Mira Mesa Boulevard between Greenford Drive and Black Mountain Road, police said.

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