INDIO, Calif. - Authorities have released the name of a 40-year-old woman who was run over by a vehicle and killed in Indio.
Lucy Peralez of Indio was struck just after 10 p.m. Saturday on westbound Avenue 44 just east of Palo Verde Avenue and was pronounced dead at the scene at 10:13 p.m., according to the Riverside County sheriff-coroner's office.
The driver of the vehicle that hit her pulled over and stayed at the scene to talk with officers, Indio police Sgt. Dan Marshall said.
He was not cited, but Marshall said alcohol did not play a role in the fatality.