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.
Freeland was taken to Eisenhower Medical Center where she died at 9:27 p.m., according to the Riverside County Coroner's Office.
Freeland was attending the music festival, police said.
The driver of the car has been cooperative with the investigation, police also said.