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Officials ID Woman Killed in Crash With Border Patrol

Family members and friends are mourning the death of a Chula Vista woman who was killed Tuesday in a traffic collision involving a U.S. Border Patrol vehicle in Eastlake.Maria Webb, 44, was driving a Pontiac Aztek on Hunte Parkway at 12:35 a.m. Webb was traveling south when she reached the intersection of Otay Lakes Road.  Local Fire Agencies Send Rescue Resources to Santa Barbara At that time, Webb’s vehicle collided with a U.S. Border Patrol vehicle that was traveling east on Otay Lakes Road. Investigators with the Chula Vista Police Department have not determined why the two vehicles collided or which vehicle had the right of way.  Apparent Successor to ‘El Chapo’ Pleads Guilty to Federal Trafficking Charges The impact caused the Pontiac to overturn, landing on its roof at the southeast corner of the intersection. The car sustained damage to the passenger side.The BP vehicle wound up on the sidewalk just a few feet from the Pontiac with front-end damage and a deployed airbag. Teachers in National City Rally Amid Contract Dispute with District Webb was rushed to Scripps Mercy Hospital where she was pronounced dead at 1:42 a.m., police said. The Border Patrol officer was transported to a nearby hospital with what Chula Vista police described as minor injuries. Alcohol was not a factor in the collision, police said. It was raining and the roadways were wet at the time of the deadly crash.”Fault will be tough to determine,” CVPD Capt. Eric Thunberg said.Thunberg said the police department will release the Border Patrol officer’s name at a later time. He was on duty at the time of the accident.The investigation is ongoing. Witnesses can reach out to the Chula Vista Police Department at (619) 691-5151 or 619-422-8477.Photo Credit: Greg Stickney, NBC 7
Source: NBC San Diego

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