Officials identified on Monday, Jan. 28, a pedestrian who was fatally struck by a vehicle in San Clemente on Friday.
A vehicle headed north on Avenida Del Presidente collided with a woman just north of Avenida De Las Palmera at about 7 p.m., according to Carrie Braun, a spokeswoman for the Orange County Sheriff’s Department.
The person struck by an SUV was pronounced dead at the scene and later identified as Karely Sotello, 31, according to Orange County Coroner’s investigator Kelly Keyes. She said it was unclear what her city of residence was.
The motorist involved in the crash, a woman in her 50s, stayed at the site of the collision and cooperated with investigators, said Braun.
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It was unclear if drugs or or alcohol played a role in the incident.
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