A fatal accident in Escondido, California, left one pedestrian dead. The pedestrian was an 18-year-old resident of Escondido, and despite attempts made to save his life, he was pronounced dead at the scene. Police were dispatched to the scene of the accident at 8:50 p.m. on Feb. 6.
According to an Escondido police lieutenant, the fatal pedestrian accident involved an 86-year-old female driver. The motorist was driving a 2008 Toyota Corolla when she struck the pedestrian, who was traveling northbound on San Pasquel Valley Road, according to the police lieutenant. It is not clear how fast the driver was going at the time of the accident, or whether the pedestrian was crossing the road at an intersection.