Two pedestrians died Monday night in separate incidents about 45 minutes apart in the San Diego area.

The first involved a male transient attempting to cross the Via De La Valle West on-ramp of the northbound Interstate 5 in Del Mar around 7:15 p.m., a California Highway Patrol dispatcher said.

The second, around 8 p.m., claimed the life of an unidentified woman in Lemon Grove near Broadway and Sweetwater Road, according to a San Diego County Sheriff’s Department lieutenant.

The victim in Lemon Grove was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the vehicle remained on scene and was not injured in the collision.

City News Service contributed to this article.

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Chris Jennewein is Editor & Publisher of Times of San Diego.