4 Apr 2019,

SR-78 Hit-And-Run Leaves One Woman Dead

ESCONDIDO – A pedestrian woman died following a hit-and-run crash early Wednesday on a North County Freeway.

Shortly before 6:30 a.m., a caller to 911 reported the victim. She was lying on the right-hand shoulder of westbound State Route 78 near Rock Springs Road in Escondido.

California Highway Patrol responded to the incident where medics pronounced the victim dead on the scene. freeway.

They continue to investigate the accident. The identity of the victim, a 26-year-old woman from Escondido, has not been released.

At this time police have not determined the cause of the accident. Debris left on the highway at the site of the fatal collision point to the involvement of a green 2017 or 2018 Mercedes-Benz E-Class sedan. Police are unsure how and why the pedestrian was on the

Source: Fox 5 San Diego