A woman, who police say ran into traffic, was fatally struck by a Dodge Dakota truck Tuesday in North Long Beach.
The collision happened about 3 p.m., when the woman ran northbound across Artesia Boulevard, near the northbound 710 Freeway off-ramp, and was struck by the truck, which was being driven east on Artesia, according to Officer Tonya Dean of the Long Beach Police Department.
The woman, who hasn’t yet been identified, was pronounced dead at the scene by fire personnel, authorities said.
Police believe she was outside the crosswalk when she was struck. The driver remained at the scene and cooperated with the investigation.
Artesia Boulevard, between Butler Avenue to the northbound 710 Freeway’s Artesia Boulevard off-ramp, was closed as detectives investigated the crash, according to Dean.
Police asked anyone with information about what happened to call Det. David Lauro at 562-570-7355.