A pedestrian struck and killed by a vehicle in Cathedral City was identified Friday as a 40-year-old local resident.
Martha Rodriguez suffered fatal injuries about 7:55 p.m. Thursday in the area of Crossley Road and Sarah Street, according to Cathedral City Police Department Sgt. Heather Olsen.
Despite first responders’ attempts to save her, Rodriguez was pronounced dead at the seen about 15 minutes later, coroner’s officials said.
The fatality is under investigation, and Olsen said it remains unclear if alcohol or drugs were a factor.
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