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60-year-old woman killed in Fallbrook hit-and-run

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Posted at 7:10 PM, Dec 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-11 11:25:15-05

FALLBROOK (KGTV) - One person is dead after she was hit by a vehicle while walking along the shoulder of a road in Fallbrook with her husband.

CHP officers say the 60-year-old woman was walking with her husband just after 5 p.m. northbound on the east shoulder in the 2700 block of Gird Road north of Laketree Drive.

An approaching pickup truck heading northbound left the roadway and struck the woman. The truck stopped for a moment before fleeing the scene northbound on Gird Rd.

North County Fire Protection District and CHP responded and crews began life saving measures at the scene, but the woman was pronounced dead. Her 60-year-old husband was not injured.

The truck involved in the crash is described as an older model pickup truck that's dark in color. The truck will likely have damage to the right front side.

Investigators were reviewing surveillance footage from the area to learn more about what happened.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of the suspected vehicle or information about the crash is asked to call CHP at 858-637-3800.