Pedestrian struck, killed by truck in Victorville

A woman pedestrian was killed when struck by a pickup truck in Victorville just before 11 p.m. Friday, June 16, according to a San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department news release.

Investigators said the truck driven by Joseph Covarubias, 42, of Victorville, was southbound on Hesperia Road at Comanche Road when the woman crossed Hesperia Road into the path of the truck, the release stated.

The woman was taken to Desert Valley Hospital in Victorville where she was pronounced dead at 11:23 p.m. She will not be identified until relatives are notified. The pickup driver was not hurt.

Hesperia Road was closed to traffic until shortly after 4 a.m. Saturday. A sheriff’s major accident investigation team is assigned to investigate the collision.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the sheriff’s Victorville station at 760-241-2911.

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