Ventura car theft suspect hit, killed during pursuit

VENTURA, Calif.

Ventura Police said the officers came up on a car believed to be stolen. The suspect took off on foot, and a short pursuit followed.

Police said the suspect ran onto Highway 101 and was struck and killed by a car between Victoria Street and Main Street.

Highway 101 southbound was reportedly closed for a short period of time. It has since been opened.

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