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Pedestrian Fatally Struck By Vehicle In Santa Clarita

SANTA CLARITA ( — Authorities searched for a driver on Tuesday who fatally struck a female pedestrian in Santa Clarita.

Shortly after 11:30 p.m. on Monday, deputies were sent to Orchard Village between Villa Cabola and Mill Valley Road for report of a traffic collision involving a pedestrian, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.

Upon their arrival, authorities located an adult woman in the roadway.

Paramedics pronounced the victim, who is believed to be in her 60s, dead at the scene. Her identity is being withheld pending family notification.

According to witnesses, the woman walked across the center median prior to the accident.

At this time, no suspect or vehicle description has been provided.

The investigation is ongoing.

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