Woman fatally struck on Hemet street

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A woman was fatally struck in Hemet this morning, July 1, 2021. Mario Sevilla/Valley News photo
HEMET - A woman walked into traffic and was fatally struck today in Hemet. The fatality happened at 6:15 a.m. near the intersection of Florida Avenue and Inez Street, according to the Hemet Police Department. Sgt. Dan Reinbolt said that the victim, whose identity was not immediately released, was initially standing on the south sidewalk of Florida, facing north on the four-lane road. A 49-year-old Hemet man at the wheel of a 2008 Chrysler 300 was eastbound on Florida at roughly 40 mph when the pedestrian "stepped out into the roadway, directly in front of the sedan, and was struck immediately,''Reinbolt said. He said the motorist,
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