SAN DIEGO, CA – A woman was killed in Talmadge on Friday night after being struck by a hit-and-run driver, Fox 5 San Diego reports.
The accident occurred on the 5000 block of El Cajon Boulevard around 7 p.m. The victim, a woman in her 50s, was fatally struck by a gold Toyota Camry.
The driver continued east and fled the scene.
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