Pedestrian struck and killed while crossing street in El Cajon

EL CAJON (CNS) – A woman crossing a street with a companion was struck
by a pickup truck and killed Thursday night, police said.

The female victim and an unidentified companion were crossing the street
in the 600 block of East Washington Avenue around 7:50 p.m. in the westbound
lanes when the female was struck by a car, said Lt. Frank La Haye of the El
Cajon Police Department.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene but victim's companion was
not injured, La Haye said.

The name of the victim was being held pending notification of the
family, police said.

The name of the driver was not released.

El Cajon police are asking anyone with information regarding the
fatality to call the El Cajon Police Department Traffic Division at (619) 441-

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