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CHP says driver not likely at fault for hitting 13-year-old on Old Stage Road


Last updated 1/19/2013 at Noon

A spokesman for the California Highway Patrol (CHP) said this morning (January 21) that the driver that struck a 13-year-old female pedestrian on Old Stage Road in Fallbrook Saturday, January 19, is not likely to be found at fault for the accident.

"It looks like the pedestrian will be at fault, not the driver," said CHP public information officer Jim Bettencourt. "We don't think there was anything the driver could have done [to avoid hitting her]; it appears that she walked out in front of the driver."

Bettencourt said the incident occurred at approximately 2 p.m. that day on Old Stage R...

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