72-Year-Old Woman Fatally Injured in Construction Collision near Interstate 805

SAN DIEGO, CA (June 5, 2023) – Early Friday afternoon, Karen Cooper was killed in a rollover accident on State Route 52.

Authorities responded to the scene just before 1:00 p.m., near Interstate 805 on May 26th.

Per reports, Cooper was in the front passenger seat of a Mercedes Benz SUV traveling near San Clemente Park. Suddenly, the driver of a Chevrolet pickup-truck carrying construction materials lost control and overturned multiple times.

While construction materials were falling down State Route 52, a cement bag from the Chevrolet fell on top of the windshield of the Mercedes. Medics arrived and pronounced 72-year-old Cooper dead at the scene.

Meanwhile, the drivers of the Mercedes and the Chevrolet pickup-truck remained uninjured.

Following preliminary duties, officers ruled out alcohol or drugs as a potential factor. Once available, further details will be provided.

The team at Sweet James sends out their heartfelt sympathies to the friends and family of Karen Cooper who are grieving over the loss of their loved one. May you find comfort and strength during this difficult time.

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