Authorities Thursday identified a woman who apparently ran into traffic and was fatally struck by a pickup truck in Long Beach.
Adrienne Bates, 54, of Cudahy was pronounced dead at the scene about 3 p.m. Tuesday on Artesia Boulevard near the northbound Long Beach (710) Freeway off-ramp, according to the coroner’s office and the Long Beach Police Department.
The vehicle was eastbound on Artesia Boulevard when it struck Bates, who police believe was outside the crosswalk, according to LBPD Officer Tonya Dean.
The driver, whose name was not released, remained at the scene and cooperated with investigators, police said.
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