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Woman Killed in Pacific Beach Pedestrian Accident on Riviera Drive

Woman Killed, Man Injured in DUI Pedestrian Accident on Riviera Drive in San Diego

Pacific Beach Pedestrian Accident
Woman Killed in Pacific Beach Pedestrian Accident on Riviera Drive

San Diego, California (January 23, 2023) – A 22-year-old woman died after being struck by a suspected drunk driver in Pacific Beach early Sunday morning.

According to a local news source, the accident happened around 1:28 a.m. at 3400 Riviera Drive.

The woman and a man had parked their Chevrolet Tahoe on the side of the street and were standing on the sidewalk when a Toyota Tacoma driven by a 22-year-old man jumped a sidewalk and struck them.

The woman was killed in the accident. Her name was not immediately disclosed.

The man was pinned underneath the car and had to be extricated before being rushed to an area hospital in unknown condition.

The Tacoma driver was arrested on suspicion of murder and vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated.

No additional information about the accident was provided.

An investigation into the accident is underway.


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