Palm Desert, CA
A pedestrian was killed when she attempted to cross the Pines to Palms (74) Highway in Palm Desert.
The victim was struck by a car traveling north near Desert Heights Circle, according to the Palm Desert Police Department.
She was taken to a hospital where she died from her injuries, police said. The crash was reported at 5:10 p.m., police said.
The driver remained at the scene of the crash. The highway was closed during the investigation.
The cause of the crash was under investigation but police said alcohol and drugs did not appear to be a factor.
Anyone who witnessed the crash was asked to contact Officer Stone from the Palm Desert Police Department Traffic Services Team at (760) 836-1600.