ROCKLIN (CBS13) – Police are investigating one of their own after a woman was struck by a car early Friday morning.

The incident happened on Rocklin Road, away from eastbound Interstate 80 towards Granite Drive.

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California Highway Patrol says an off-duty Rocklin Police Officer was behind the wheel of a regular-colored sedan, not a patrol car, when the woman was hit.

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The officer did not leave the scene of the accident.

The woman was taken to the hospital, but she later died from her injuries.

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Investigators are currently interviewing the officer.