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Man Arrested for Striking Pedestrians; Killing One

Man Arrested for Striking Pedestrians; Killing One

By David Reese. CREATED Oct 21, 2013

COACHELLA - One woman was killed and another injured after they were struck by a pickup Sunday evening in Coachella.

The incident was reported just after 7pm at the intersection of Calhoun Street and Avenue 49.   

Riverside County Fire tells KMIR6 one woman died at the scene, and the other was transported to hospital with what is being described as "major" injuries.  

The driver, Jose Alfredo Jimenez, age 55 of Indio, is facing multiple felony charges, including DUI in connection with the accident.