By CBSLA Staff

OCEANSIDE (CBSLA) — A woman who was fatally run over by a construction vehicle while sleeping on an Oceanside beach was identified Wednesday as a 68-year-old transient.

Carol Ann Aguirre was sleeping on the beach Monday when she was struck by a Caterpillar wheel loader that was removing pipes from a dredging project.

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The driver did not see the woman on the ground, according to the San Diego County Medical Examiner’s Office. But when he felt a bump along the route, he hit the brakes, reversed at an angle and saw the woman on the ground.

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The wheel loader weighs about 50,000 pounds, according to CNN. Investigators say the driver was a contractor working for the Army Corps of Engineers.

Oceanside police and firefighters were called to the scene and pronounced the woman dead.

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Aguirre was determined to have died of multiple blunt force injuries.