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Village Drive closed after pedestrian struck and killed early Friday morning

VICTORVILLE, Calif. (VVNG.com) — A stretch of Village Drive in Victorville remains closed after a pedestrian was struck and killed early Friday morning, officials said.

At about 4:15 am, San Bernardino County Fire and San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the intersection of Village Drive just north of Vasquez Avenue after receiving reports that a pedestrian had been struck.

Upon arrival, first responders located a gold GMC Sierra 2500 and a pedestrian down in the roadway. The female pedestrian, described as being in her early 30’s, was pronounced deceased at the scene and a white sheet was placed over the body.

Through investigation officers determined the pickup truck was southbound on Village Drive and the pedestrian was walking south in the no.1 lane of Village Drive and wearing dark clothing when she was struck.

When the driver of the GMC saw the pedestrian, the driver attempted to brake and swerve to avoid the collision, but was unable to do so and struck the pedestrian.

According to Officer Adam Hylin, the driver of the vehicle remained at the scene and cooperated with authorities. “One witness on scene watched it happened and his story collaborated with the drivers,” stated Hylin.

(photo by Elia Estrada)

A stretch of Village Drive between Clovis Street and Llanada Avenue for an unknown duration as the Sheriff’s Major Accident Investigation Team conduct the investigation.

Anyone with information or anyone who may have witnessed the collision is asked to contact Deputy A. Hylin or Deputy A. Ramos at the Victorville Police Station at 760-241-2911.

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