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By Jeff Pack
Staff Writer 

Fallbrook woman killed in hit-and-run on Gird Road


Last updated 12/17/2020 at 11:50am

video of truck

Village News/Courtesy photo

This screenshot taken from a video provided by the California Highway Patrol's Border Division appears to show a pickup truck that the CHP said may be involved in a hit-and-run collision that killed a Fallbrook woman Thursday, Dec. 10.

A 60-year-old Fallbrook woman died Thursday, Dec. 10 after authorities said the driver of a pickup truck veered onto the shoulder of Gird Road, struck her and drove off in Fallbrook as her husband watched.

By Sunday evening, a suspect was in custody.

The collision, reported at 4:58 p.m., happened on the northbound side of Gird Road with the nearest cross street being Laketree Drive.

"A middle-aged woman was struck and succumbed to her injuries," North County Fire Capt. John Choi said.

Capt. Choi characterized the incident as a hit-and-run. The driver stopped at the scene for a short time, t...

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