Sacto 9-1-1
October 7, 2013
Yuba City woman dies after walking in front of vehicle on Highway 20

A pedestrian was killed Sunday night when she walked into traffic in Yuba County, the California Highway Patrol reports.

The 31-year-old Yuba City woman was walking west along Highway 20 near Levee Road about 10 p.m. Sunday when she stepped into the roadway, directly in front of a westbound vehicle, a CHP news release states. The 45-year-old driver from Browns Valley, Yuba County, unsuccessfully attempted to avoid hitting the woman.

The pedestrian died at the scene. The crash remains under investigation.

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