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Oceanside police: Woman run over, killed by heavy machinery on beach

Posted at 11:36 AM, Sep 28, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-29 12:56:06-04

OCEANSIDE, Calif. (KGTV) -- A woman was killed Monday after police said she was run over by heavy machinery at an Oceanside beach.

The incident was reported shortly after 10 a.m. in the 1200 block of North Pacific, Street, near Oceanside’s South Harbor, according to an Oceanside Police Department spokesperson.

The spokesperson said the woman, who was not identified, was asleep on the beach when the equipment hit her. No other people were struck.

Police told ABC 10News the heavy machinery was at the beach as part of a dredging project at the harbor.