COACHELLA (CBSLA.com) — An 18-year-old Inland Empire woman, killed Friday night while crossing a street near the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, was publicly identified Sunday.
Michala Freeland, 18, of Highland, was crossing Avenue 52 at 8:13 p.m. Friday, when an eastbound Jeep Grand Cherokee hit her east of Monroe Street, police said.READ MORE: Exclusive Video: Glenn Allen Brooks, 61, Of Huntington Beach Arrested Thursday In Connection To Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol Riot
Freeland was taken to Eisenhower Medical Center where she died at 9:27 p.m., according to the Riverside County Coroner’s Office.READ MORE: DUI Suspect Arrested In Deadly Traffic Collision That Killed 2 People On 110 Freeway In South LA Sunday
Freeland was attending the music festival, police said.
The driver of the car has been cooperative with the investigation, police also said.MORE NEWS: LAPD Report On Echo Park Protest Says Better System For Tracking Projectiles And Dealing With Independent Journalists Needed
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