Comic-Con Death: 'Twilight' Fan Runs Into Side of Car in Bizarre Accident
Updated at the bottom with an eyewitness' account of what happened. First posted at 1:32 p.m.
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A woman collided with a car as she tried to cross a street outside San Diego Comic-Con today in a bizarre accident that took the Twilight fan's life.
The accident at Harbor Drive and Fifth Avenue, just down the street from the San Diego Convention Center, where Comic-Con officially starts Thursday, was reported at 9:22 a.m., San Diego police Lt. Andra Brown told the Weekly.
Here's the weird part:
It appears the woman actually ran into the side of the car as she tried to cross Harbor, a wide and busy street, Brown said:
Apparently she ran out into the street, saw oncoming traffic, tried to stop and tripped, fell or stumbled into the passenger side of a car.
The victim, whose identity cops wouldn't release, suffered "severe head trauma" and died at a hospital at 9:51 p.m., Brown told us.
The driver of the car, a 67-year-old man, "stayed and cooperated," the lieutenant said. He did not do anything wrong, she said.
The victim was there, reportedly ...