Woman Struck by Vehicle & Killed on Garden Highway 

An unidentified woman fell victim to a fatal hit-and-run pedestrian crash on Thursday morning. 

The incident occurred in Yuba City on May 19th just before 6 a.m.

Per reports, the woman was struck by a southbound vehicle on Garden Highway.

She unfortunately suffered major injuries and later died at Adventist Rideout Hospital. 

The involved driver was traveling in a 2009-2012 gray Honda two-door coupe sedan. It would also have front end damage on its right side. 

Any witnesses are urged to contact the Yuba City Police Department at 530-822-4661.

The crash remains under investigation.

According to statistics, 20% of pedestrian fatalities include fleeing drivers. In addition, 68% of those killed in hit-and-run crashes are pedestrians and bicyclists. 

There was also a 26% increase in pedestrian deaths in California from 2014-2018.

In addition, California’s pedestrian fatality rate is about 25% higher than the national average.

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