February 25, 2024
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 A 29-year-old Oceanside man suspected of a deadly hit- and-run crash whereas beneath the affect was in custody Thursday, authorities stated.

Edwin Vincent Hoffman was booked into the Vista Detention Facility Thursday on $500,000 bail after the lethal hit-and-run crash on Interstate 5 simply north of state Route 78, in Oceanside, about 9 p.m. Wednesday, in response to California Freeway Patrol Officer Hunter Gerber.

Hoffman was driving a black Chevrolet Corvette northbound when the automobile veered onto the best shoulder and collided right into a parked pink Dodge Caliber, Gerber stated. The Corvette then traveled again into northbound lanes of I-5 and struck a giant rig.

“Following the crash, the motive force of the Corvette fled the scene on foot however was situated by CHP officers a short while later close to the scene of the crash,” Gerber stated.

CHP officers and Oceanside Fireplace Division paramedics responded to the scene, and regardless of lifesaving efforts, a lady in a passenger seat of the Dodge Caliber died on the scene. 4 different occupants have been taken to hospitals for accidents starting from reasonable to main, the officer stated.

Hoffman was positioned beneath arrest and faces 4 felony expenses within the crash, Gerber stated.

— Metropolis Information Service