A woman, approximately 31 years old, in Lancaster was struck and killed by a vehicle, possibly occupied by two men who had robbed her and her boyfriend inside an apartment complex, authorities said Saturday.
Deputies responded at 8:20 p.m. Friday to a call of a woman down in front of an apartment complex in the 44000 block of 15th Street West, near Avenue J-8, according to the Lt. Chris Calderaro of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.
A preliminary investigation determined two suspects were inside the apartment complex and may have attempted to rob a man and when they ran from the complex to get into a vehicle, the woman chased after them and was struck by a possibly light-colored sedan, Calderaro told reporters at the scene.
The victim was taken to a hospital where she died and the man sustained a head wound, Calderaro said. The man's condition was not disclosed. A detailed description of the two men seen fleeing the apartment complex and the name of the victim were not available.
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Sheriff's Homicide Bureau detectives urged anyone with information regarding the incident to call them at 323-890-5500.