Woman killed by suspected drunk driver after exiting wrecked car, CA officials say

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A woman died on a San Diego freeway Wednesday night after veering her vehicle into a median, the California Highway Patrol told media outlets.

The unidentified woman got out of her two-door Ford and began to walk on the freeway lanes. Then a woman accused of drunk driving struck her on Interstate 805, The San Diego Union-Tribune reported.

The woman’s body was thrown into the southbound lanes, where she died before being taken to the hospital, the news outlet reported.

Police arrested the 24-year-old woman who was driving a Toyota on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs, FOX5 reported.

The accident occurred before midnight northbound on the I-805, the news outlet reported.

California Highway Patrol warned drivers to remain in their vehicle after a collision on the freeway, ABC10 reported.

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