Authorities ID pedestrian killed in Menifee earlier this week

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MENIFEE (CNS) – A 27-year-old man was identified Thursday as the pedestrian killed on state Route 74 in Menifee on Tuesday, coroner’s officials said.

A vehicle struck Ruperto Baiza of Romoland in the roadway near Menifee Road about 8 p.m., according to the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department.

Baiza reportedly died at the scene.

No other injuries were reported.