Female Pedestrian Struck And Killed By Trash Truck In Westminster

WESTMINSTER (CBS) — A female pedestrian was struck and killed by a trash truck Thursday afternoon in Westminster, according to an Orange County Fire Authority captain.

The accident happened about 1:15 p.m. at 9021 Madison Ave., Capt. Marc Stone said.

Paramedics rushed the woman to a nearby hospital, where she was pronounced dead, he said.

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