SACRAMENTO COUNTY (CBS13) – Authorities say a woman was killed after being struck by a car near Citrus Heights Monday evening.

The scene is along the 6500 block of Coyle Avenue. California Highway Patrol says they responded to the scene just after 7:30 p.m.

Officers believe a woman stepped out in front of a Lexus traveling on Coyle Avenue and was struck. The woman was taken to Mercy San Juan Medical Center but was later pronounced dead.

CHP says the driver of the Lexus turned around and stayed at the scene of the crash.

The woman’s identity has not been released. CHP is still investigating the incident.

  1. Tina J. says:

    I don’t know what the exact details to this case are but I’ve seen far too many people not using the crosswalks here in Citrus Heights in the last few years. Even older people crossing over Greenback. Do we need more crosswalks or do people need to care a little more about their own safety?

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