Pedestrian Struck, Killed by Car at Roseville Rd and Longview Drive in North Highlands
Sacramento, California (November 11, 2023) – A pedestrian died after being struck by a car on Friday night in North Highlands.
The fatal collision happened in the area of Roseville Road and Longview Drive at around 11:47 p.m., according to the California Highway Patrol.
A pedestrian was walking in the area and was hit by a car in unclear circumstances.
The officers who responded to the incident found the victim unresponsive and was pronounced dead at the accident scene.
The name of the deceased pedestrian was not immediately disclosed.
More details about the accident were not released.
An investigation into the accident is ongoing.
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