On December 18, at 6:54 p.m., officers from the City of Carlsbad Police Department responded to the 6100 hundred block of Paseo Del Norte after receiving reports that a vehicle had struck a pedestrian.
Arriving officers found a non-responsive woman in the roadway. The 68-year-old woman, who was reportedly struck by a 2011 Mercedes, sustained serious injuries.
The Carlsbad Fire Department responded and transported the woman to an area hospital where she was pronounced deceased.
The driver of the 2011 Mercedes, at 52-year-old male, remained at the scene and was interviewed by traffic officers.
Drugs or alcohol are not thought to be a factor. The investigation into the collision is ongoing.