A ‘Twilight’ superfan was tragically struck down by a vehicle while attempting to secure her place in line at San Diego’s Comic-Con. Read on for details.
The woman, who remains unidentified, was in a crosswalk and had a red light when she tried to run across the street toward the convention center on the morning of Tuesday, June 10. According to U-T San Diego, fans said that the convention staff was about to switch the line, with the beginning becoming the end, which caused the woman to run to keep her place in line.
According to police Sgt. Ron Glass, the driver of a Subaru Outback didn’t see her in time. The woman attempted to stop herself, but tripped and hit the side of the car.
An ambulance took the woman, unconscious and bleeding profusely from the head, to the hospital where she died.
Comic-Con spokesman David Glanzer said in a statement, “It is with tremendous sadness that we offer our heartfelt condolences. Our sincere thoughts and prayers go out to all those involved in this tragic incident.”
Our thoughts go out to the woman’s family after this tragic accident.