A woman was struck and killed by a vehicle in La Mirada. Photo via OnScene.TV.

Authorities Thursday investigated the death of an older woman with a walker who may have been experiencing a medical emergency when she was struck and killed by a vehicle in a La Mirada road.

Firefighters responded Wednesday afternoon to the scene near the intersection of Imperial Highway and La Mirada Boulevard, according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department.

The victim, who was walking with a walker, was taken to a hospital where she died, according to officials from the sheriff’s La Mirada Station.

The woman’s cause of death was further being investigated as authorities said the woman may had already been in the roadway suffering from a medical emergency when she was struck.

The driver involved remained at the scene and was cooperating with the investigation, authorities said.

—City News Service

 

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