SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A woman believed to have been in her late 40s was fatally struck by a vehicle on Interstate 8 in the Mission Valley area early Friday, authorities said.
The accident on westbound I-8, east of Taylor Street, was reported at 4:43 a.m., according to the California Highway Patrol.
The woman's identity was not immediately determined. She appeared to about 45-50, the San Diego County Medical Examiner's Office reported.
The driver remained at the scene to be questioned.
A preliminary hearing is scheduled Tuesday for a former San Diego police officer accused of groping four women during pat-down searches last year.
Chula Vista police will be looking for drivers talking or texting on cell phones Tuesday and through the end of the month as part of "Distracting Driving Awareness Month."
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