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Costa Mesa Police Department
Friday February 16th, 2024 :: 02:04 p.m. PST


Pedestrian who passed away this morning after a traffic collision identified

COSTA MESA, Calif. (Feb. 16, 2024) - Today, February 16, 2024, at approximately 6:10 a.m., the Costa Mesa Police Department (CMPD) responded to a vehicle collision involving a pedestrian at the intersection of Adams Avenue and Pinecreek Drive.
CMPD officers and the Costa Mesa Fire & Rescue Department arrived at the scene and found an adult female pedestrian with life-threatening injuries. Paramedics immediately began lifesaving measures before she was transported to a nearby trauma hospital for treatment. Sadly, Dolores Pliego, 61, Costa Mesa, succumbed to her injuries and passed away. Her next of kin was notified.
The Traffic Safety Bureau’s Major Accident Investigation Team is investigating this incident. The driver remained and the scene and cooperated with officers. No arrest was made and speed was not a factor in the collision.

Media contact:
Roxi Fyad, Public Affairs Manager 
Costa Mesa Police Department 
[email protected]

Costa Mesa Police Department
99 Fair Dr
Costa Mesa, CA 92626

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 714-754-5252

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