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Woman Dies After Becoming Pinned Under SUV in City Heights

A deadly crash involving a pedestrian on El Cajon Boulevard in City Heights shut down a stretch of the roadway Monday night. 

The pedestrian, later identified as 66-year-old Mai Le, was halfway through the intersection near 46th Street when she was struck by an SUV being driven by a 79-year-old man at around 5 p.m.

Le became trapped underneath the vehicle. Crews worked to free her and transported her to SUV a local hospital where she was pronounced dead, police confirmed.

Westbound traffic on El Cajon Boulevard was shut down at Menlo Avenue and eastbound traffic was stopped at 46th Street.

Drugs or alcohol were not suspected in the crash and the driver was not cited. 

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