Hit-and-run driver kills woman on I-5 offramp

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ENCINITAS, Calif.  — A 62-year-old woman was the victim of a deadly hit-and-run on an Interstate 5 exit ramp Tuesday, said police.

Earlier reports said a body was located around 6:30 a.m. on the Encinitas Boulevard off- ramp. Further investigation indicated a female pedestrian was the victim of a fatal hit-and-run.

Police say evidence shows that a Ford F-150 or Ford Expedition may have been involved in the collision. They believe the vehicle has a model date range from 1995-2002. Investigators are uncertain what color the vehicle may be.

CHP officers shut down the off-ramp shortly after finding the body on the right should of the exit ramp.

Anyone with more information is encouraged to contact California Highway Patrol at 858-637-3800.

The incident remains under investigation.

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