Woman Struck By Car On PCH In Malibu Dies

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Malibu city limit sign on busy Pacific Coast Highway in Southern California.
Malibu, California, USA - April 14, 2015: Malibu city limit sign on busy Pacific Coast Highway in Southern California.

A woman was struck by a vehicle on Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu just before midnight, and died today.

The crash was on Pacific Coast Highway near Busch Drive, at Zuma Beach.

Deputies were dispatched to the scene about 11:55 p.m. Saturday, according to a watch commander at the sheriff’s Lost Hills/Malibu station.

The woman was taken to a hospital, where he later died from her
injuries, according to the coroner’s office. No name was immediately released,
and her gender was originally specified as male by a sheriff’s deputy.

She was the second fatality on PCH near Busch in the past two years,
according to records kept by journalists. Last year, a man identified as a
transient was killed there as he jaywalked near the traffic signal to reach a
liquor store.

Three people have been killed on PCH in western Malibu this month: a
motorcyclist was killed in a crash with a car making a U-turn at Leo Carrillo
Beach on March 4, and on March 6 a man was killed in a a single-vehicle
rollover crash on a long straightaway near Decker Canyon Road.

City News Service

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