Pacific Beach Fatal Car vs Pedestrian w/ SOT


At approx. 11:30 am, an elderly woman was attempting to back up from a parking space at the CVS, located at the intersection of Mission Blvd. and Hornblend St. in Pacific Beach. A homeless man was pan-handling on the sidewalk in front of her car. She told Police, she thought she put the car in reverse, and hit the gas pedal, when the car moved forward, she panicked and hit the gas pedal again. She struck and pinned the victim up against the CVS building killing him. Police are investigating.