Crash in Oceanside

A pedestrian, approximately 45 years old, lost their life on Monday night in northern San Diego County after being hit by a vehicle, authorities reported. The fatal accident occurred around 9 p.m. in the area of Mission Avenue and Ocean Pointe in Oceanside, according to the Oceanside Police Department. "This collision occurred when a gold Nissan Murano heading eastbound on Mission Avenue struck a pedestrian crossing the roadway approximately 100 yards west of the Ocean Pointe intersection," said Sergeant Clint Bussey. The pedestrian, about 45 years old, died at the scene, Bussey said. The pedestrian's identity was withheld pending family notification. The driver of the vehicle remained at the scene and cooperated with police, Bussey said. A second driver also ran over the pedestrian on the roadway and remained at the scene. "They were not under the influence of drugs or alcohol, and speed was not a factor," Bussey said. The department's Major Accident Investigation Team conducted the investigation. Anyone with information about the accident was asked to call Officer Ibrahim Serdah at 760-435-4769. This tragic incident highlights the importance of road safety and the need for drivers to be alert and respect traffic laws. Pedestrians should also take precautions when crossing streets, especially in areas without crosswalks. The Oceanside community has been affected by this tragedy, and authorities urge anyone with additional information about the accident to contact the police. The identity of the deceased pedestrian will be kept private until the family has been notified, at which point the community is expected to offer their support and solidarity to the loved ones affected by this loss. These types of accidents are a reminder of how fragile life can be and the importance of driving safely and responsibly at all times.  
Location: Ocean Puente & Mission Ave, Oceanside, CA 92058, USA
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