A 61-year-old woman died after she was hit by a vehicle in a crosswalk in Encinitas Friday evening, sheriff’s officials said.
She was walking across Encinitas Boulevard at Balour Drive about 6 p.m. when a driver yielded to her. However, a second driver went around the stopped vehicle and struck the woman, knocking her to the ground, Deputy Oscar Butler said.
The woman was taken to a hospital, where she later died. Her name was not released.
Officials said alcohol was not a factor in the collision. The investigation is ongoing.
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