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A 56-year-old woman sustained life threatening injuries when she was struck by a pickup truck on a Carlsbad thoroughfare early Thursday morning, police said.
The collision happened just after 5 a.m. on Rancho Santa Fe Road near Melrose Drive, police said.
A 40-year-old Riverside man was driving a pickup truck on Rancho Santa Fe, headed south in the far left lane, when he struck the woman, police said.
The injured woman, a San Marcos resident, was taken to a hospital.
Police closed the southbound lanes of Rancho Santa Fe for several hours to investigate the collision.
Witnesses or anyone with information about the incident can call the Carlsbad Police Department at (760) 931-2197.
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