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UPDATE: Pedestrian killed after being hit by vehicle

Posted at 5:53 PM, Feb 25, 2022

UPDATE (1:40 p.m.) - A Nipomo woman was killed after being hit by a car on Friday.

CHP officials say that around 2:32 p.m., 70 year old Nipomo resident Darian Lee Hansen was traveling westbound on Black Lake Canyon Road when she made a left turn onto Jones Lane.

71 year old Dorothy M. Desantis was walking in the roadway on Jones Lane, when the front of Hansen's vehicle struck Desantis, causing her to be thrown to the ground.

Desantis suffered major injuries from the collision and was transported to Marian Medical Center.

Hansen did not suffer any injuries during the collision.

Desantis succumbed to her injuries on Saturday morning, at around 4:04 a.m.

Officials say that no arrests have been made in the incident.


A Nipomo woman was hospitalized after being hit by a car Friday afternoon.

It happened shortly after 2:30 pm. on Jones Lane south of Black Lake Canyon Road.

The California Highway Patrol reports that a woman, 70, from Nipomo made a left-hand turn from Black Lake Canyon Road onto Jones Lane.

Officers say another woman, 71, from Nipomo was walking on Jones Lane when she was struck by the front of the vehicle and thrown to the ground.

The pedestrian's injuries were described as major, including a broken arm and head trauma.

No arrests were made.