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Woman, young child found injured on Santa Ana street

An investigation is underway after a woman and a child were found badly injured on the intersection of Edinger Avenue and Raitt Street in Santa Ana on Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013. The woman later died.

November 1, 2013 12:00:00 AM PDT
Police are investigating the mysterious death of a woman found on a street in Santa Ana Thursday with a young child next to her.

Police responded to the intersection of Edinger Avenue and Raitt Street following reports of a woman down around 8 p.m.

The woman was found suffering from severe head injuries when she was discovered.

She had a girl believed to be around one or two years old with her. She was found with minor bumps and bruises.

Both were taken to a local hospital where the woman shortly succumbed to her injuries.

Police believe the woman was either pushed or jumped off a vehicle with the child in her arms.

A dark-colored pickup was seen leaving the scene.

The investigation was ongoing. Anyone with information regarding the incident was urged to contact Santa Ana police at (714) 245-8665.