By Gina Yarbrough
San Marcos, CA–A female pedestrian Friday evening was struck and killed by an SUV as she illegally crossed Mission Road Friday evening in San Marcos, authorities said.
Deputies along with fire and medical personnel responded to a report of a traffic collision involving a vehicle and pedestrian on Mission Road in the area of Barham Drive.
The pedestrian sustained major head and body trauma from the collision. She was transported to Palomar Hospital, where she died from her injuries.
Preliminary investigation determined that DUI and speed were not factors in the incident.
The San Marcos Traffic Division is conducting a traffic investigation.
Anyone with information on the collision is asked to call the San Marcos Traffic Division at (760) 510-5200.