Monica Garcia has been identified by authorities as the victim in a pedestrian collision that occurred on September 9 in Hemet. Ms. Garcia, a 56-year-old local resident, was attempting to cross Highway 74 west of 4th Street at about 8:10 p.m. to get to a neighborhood store. Authorities say that was struck by a Toyota Tundra pickup and the driver remained at the scene. First responders arrived but Ms. Garcia tragically died at the scene. Authorities say the driver said that they did not see Ms. Garcia. The area, reports say, is not lit by streetlights. An investigation into the mishap is ongoing.

We extend our deepest condolences to the friends and family of the victim during this very difficult time.

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