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Woman Killed After Walking Into Traffic

A 49-year-old woman believed to be a transient was struck and killed by a van when she walked into traffic Monday evening, police said.

The woman, whose name is being withheld until relatives can be notified, walked into the No. 2 lane of traffic on North Tustin Avenue shortly before 7 p.m. and was run down by a van, Santa Ana Police Lt. Bob Chavez said.

The driver remained at the scene and was not cited by police.

The woman died shortly after being taken to Western Medical Center-Santa Ana, Chavez said.

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