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Palm Springs woman killed in Costa Mesa crash

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August 21, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
An 85-year-old Palm Springs woman was killed when she was struck by a sports utility vehicle in Costa Mesa on Friday.The crash happened near Harbor Boulevard and Date Place, and it was reported at around 11:55 p.m.

The victim's identity is being withheld pending notification of her family.

A Toyota 4Runner going south on Harbor Boulevard struck the victim, who was crossing Harbor Boulevard.

The 4Runner, driven by 52-year-old Irvine resident Fern Eisler, was then hit from behind by a Toyota Corolla, driven by 20-year-old Irvine resident Neal Eisler.

Both drivers are participating with police in the investigation.

Anyone who may have witnessed or has information regarding this traffic collision is asked to contact Costa Mesa Police Department investigator Rick Cummings at (714) 754-5264.

City News Service contributed to this report.