Woman dies after being hit by van in Carmel Valley parking lot

A 50-year-old woman died when she was struck by a car in a Carmel Valley parking lot Friday, June 15, police said.

The incident occurred just before 3 p.m. at 12570 High Bluff Drive, an area full of office buildings housing businesses such as law firms.

San Diego police said a 44-year-old male drive was driving a Dodge van southbound through a parking lot, when he made a right turn and struck the woman, who was on foot. Police said the woman was taken to a hospital, but died from her injuries there.

The San Diego Police Department Traffic Division is investigating the incident. Police said not drugs or alcohol were involved.

Neither the deceased woman, nor the driver, were identified.

--Greg Moran is a reporter for The San Diego Union-Tribune