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Awful indeed. Dear God, safety first. Don't die for the things which make you happy. nt


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Posted by Clutch on July 11, 12 at 10:07:39

In Reply to: 'Twilight' Fan Killed at San Diego Comic-Con (txt) posted by The Superfly

: Awful news.
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: "A 53-year-old woman was fatally struck by a car Tuesday in front of the San Diego Convention Center.
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: The unidentified Comic-Con-goer had been camping in front of the convention center since Sunday to score a seat at the Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2 panel and was reportedly in a crosswalk at the time of the accident. Sgt. Ron Glass told the San Diego Union-Tribune the victim tried to run across Harbor toward the convention center against the light at about 9:20am.
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: The 67-year-old driver of a Subaru Outback did not see the woman in time, and officials say the victim attempted to stop her own momentum but instead tripped into the vehicle.
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: Unconscious and bleeding profusely from her head, the woman was rushed to a hospital where she later died.
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: Comic-Con fans explained why the woman, who was with a group, was in such a hurry to return to the convention center. The staff was apparently about to switch the line, and the dedicated fan wanted nothing more than to keep her hard-earned place.



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