Officers investigate fatal pedestrian incident

Officers are investigating an early morning crash that resulted in the death of an unidentified pedestrian.

About 6:30 a.m. Monday, Jan. 6, Susanville Police Department officers responded to a report of a traffic collision involving a pedestrian on Main Street near Mesa Street, according to statement from the department.

Upon arrival, officers found a woman in the roadway who sustained major injuries. Officers provided immediate medical care until medical personnel arrived.

According to the statement, the investigation revealed a 31-year-old Susanville resident was driving a 2016 Chevy Suburban traveling westbound on Main Street approaching Mesa Street. The pedestrian was crossing Main Street outside of a crosswalk and was allegedly struck by the front end of the Suburban.

The pedestrian was transported to a local hospital where she died of her injuries.

The investigation is ongoing.

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