News: 2 pedestrians killed in suspected DUI crash in National City

SAN DIEGO, CA – A woman is facing DUI charges in connection to a crash in National City that claimed the lives of two pedestrians on Wednesday night.

According to NBC San Diego, a man and a teen girl were attempting to cross East Plaza Boulevard near Harbison Avenue around 10:20 p.m. when they were hit.

The girl was pronounced dead at the scene. The man was rushed to Scripps Mercy Hospital, where he died a short time later. Investigator believe the two victims were related.

The driver, an unidentified woman, was taken into custody after showing signs of impairment at the scene.

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