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: As 49er Fans Descend Upon The Southland, Rams Fans Prep For NFC Championship
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: Firefighters Discover Human Remains After Putting Out RV Fire In Wilmington
Freeland was attending the music festival, police said.
The driver of the car has been cooperative with the investigation, police also said.MORE NEWS: 'Is He Alive? Is He Alright?' Family Left With Nothing But Questions After Ricky McGhee's Disappearance Weeks Ago
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