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Teen girl killed by vehicle in Escondido, driver doesn't stop


Last updated 6/6/2020 at 10:42am

ESCONDIDO (CNS) - A 17-year-old girl was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver today, the California Highway Patrol said.

At 12:36 a.m. Saturday, the teen was crossing the road on Mesa Rock Road near Mesa Ranch Drive with three friends when a white Toyota SUV or pickup truck traveling northbound at a high rate of speed struck her, CHP Officer Mark Latulipe said.

The victim's friends and nearby neighbors helped the teen, but she died at the scene, he said.

``Physical evidence recovered from the scene, including vehicle parts with identification numbers, are being processed,'' La...

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