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Vehicle versus Pedestrian Fatality, Hit and Run
At about 4:30am, El Cajon Police dispatch received a call from a man who had discovered a severely injured woman in the roadway, in the 1000 block of South Sunshine Ave. As officers arrived on scene, they determined that the woman had been struck by an unknown vehicle that appears to have fled the scene. There were no additional witnesses or callers, and it is unknown at what time the collision actually occurred. It appears that the woman is possibly transient and may have been crossing the road when she was struck. While being transported to the hospital, the woman succumbed to her injuries. She has not been identified. This is being investigated as a vehicle versus pedestrian fatality, hit and run.
El Cajon Police Traffic Division is actively investigating the incident and updates will be given as they become available. The public is encouraged to call the El Cajon Police Department at (619) 579-3311if they have any information regarding this incident.
Prepared by: Lt. Royal Bates
Date And Time: 2/15/18 6:10am
Reviewed by: Sgt. Steve Moss
Jeff Davis, Chief of Police