Witnesses Sought for Fatal Hit and Run Sunday Morning at Nimitz and Sunset Cliffs Boulevard

by on March 12, 2012 · 1 comment

in Ocean Beach

UPDATE:  Arrest made in OB Hit and Run

An arrest has been made in this OB hit-and-run.  The SDU-T has reported:

An 18-year-old woman was arrested Sunday in a hit-and-run crash in Ocean Beach that left a man dead. Nikolette Gallo of San Diego told authorities she had just dropped off a friend in OB and was returning home when she hit the man. “She thought she hit a sofa.”

She went home and saw the report; her father contacted an attorney who contacted authorities. Officers went to her home and arrested her around noon on Sunday for felony hit-and-run   The victim was from Rancho Palos Verdes and may have been a student at a local university.

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The California Highway Patrol is seeking witnesses to the fatal hit and run that occurred early Sunday morning in Ocean Beach.

Local media reported that a pedestrian was killed early Sunday morning in a hit-and-run incident at Nimitz Boulevard and Sunset Cliffs near the western end of I-8.

The U-T  reported that evidence at the collision site indicated that the suspect vehicle may be a 2007 or newer model Toyota Camry, with the crash being reported at 4:28 a.m. according to the CHP.

CBS 8 reported that the suspect vehicle had moderate damage to the front bumper and lens assembly, and that CHP officials said additional evidence at the scene was being analyzed for more specific vehicle identification.

Anyone with information on the crash to call the CHP Communications Center at (858) 637-3800.

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avatar Bill Ray March 12, 2012 at 1:55 pm

Accountability. For some folks it’s a hard lesson to learn. All she had to do was park on the side of the road and call 911, but I suspect there was something more involved. Like that legal intoxicant alcohol.

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