Monday , 24 October 2016
Roadway closed at Cottonwood Avenue in Hesperia. (Dallas Dunn, for Victor Valley News)
Roadway closed at Cottonwood Avenue in Hesperia. (Dallas Dunn, for Victor Valley News)

Female Pedestrian Struck Killed by Vehicle in Hesperia

HESPERIA-( Medical aid and deputies from the Hesperia station were dispatched to a report of a woman hit by a vehicle on Cottonwood Avenue and Walnut Street Monday night at about 8:00 p.m.

The 70-year-old female victim, wearing all dark clothing was reported to be lying in the roadway breathing, but unconscious. Deputies were able to determine that the vehicle, a Honda Pilot, was driving south on Cottonwood Avenue and the pedestrian was walking south on Cottonwood Avenue in the southbound lane.

After being struck by the vehicle, the woman suffered from severe injuries to her head. An airship was requested, but later cancelled and the patient was transported by ground ambulance to Desert Valley Hospital. During transport traumatic CPR was in progress and despite lifesaving efforts, the patient succumbed to her injuries

The vehicle remained at the scene during the investigation, a closure was put in place on Cottonwood Avenue on Orange Street to Walnut Street in both directions until about 12:10 a.m.. There were no other injuries reported as a result of the collision. The cause of the collision is currently under investigation.

Anyone with information or anyone who may have witnessed the collision is asked to contact Deputy Brian LoVasco or Deputy Kevin McCurdy from the Hesperia Station. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to contact the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463) or you may leave information on the WeTip website at

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