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Pedestrian Struck, Killed by Vehicle on Highway 101 in Fortuna

Eureka Woman Killed in Fortuna Pedestrian Accident on Highway 101 near Main Street

Fortuna, California (August 28, 2019) – According to California Highway Patrol, a pedestrian died after being hit by a vehicle at around 1:00 a.m. on Highway 101, just south of Main Street in Fortuna.

The pedestrian, a 55-year-old Eureka woman was hit by a 1998 Dodge pickup truck that was being driven northbound on Highway 10 by a 26-year-old man.

The woman, who has not been identified pending notification of family, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the pickup truck was not injured.

Neither alcohol nor drugs were suspected factors in the accident.

An investigation into the crash is underway.

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