OCEANSIDE, Calif. – Authorities identified the 63-year-old woman killed in a hit-and-run crash in Oceanside this weekend.
Margaret Rose Examus, was attempting to cross Mission Avenue in an unmarked walking area near the Interstate 5 on ramp around 8 p.m. Sunday Night. She was hit by a silver 1998 Honda Civic traveling west about 80 miles per hour, according to Oceanside police. She died at the scene and her 64th birthday was the next day.
According to Oceanside police, the car hit the woman so hard that the front bumper fell off. Police confirm that they have been in touch with owner of the car.
A witness who saw what happened followed the suspect’s car as it headed north on Interstate 5 and east on state Route 76, but lost sight of the Honda near not far after that.
The motorist was described only as a white or Hispanic man with a beard wearing a baseball cap. The vehicle was found near Stagecoach lane in Fallbrook, CA.
Margaret Examus lived in Oceanside with her daughter on Texas. She has a brother in California but her family was quit small.
Encinitas Bail Bonds would not bail the hit-and-run driver out of the Vista Detention Center if caught. His bail bond would be well over $100,000 and he would need lots of collateral to secure a San Diego bail bond. Felony DUI causing injury or death is a serious charge and the defendant could spend 10 years to life in a California State Prison.
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