Yucaipa Woman Struck By Vehicle and Killed

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YUCAIPA – A 76-year-old Yucaipa woman was struck by a vehicle and killed on Monday morning.

At around 7:15 a.m. deputies from the Yucaipa station responded to the report of a traffic collision at Oak Glen and Chapman Heights Roads. When the arrived they located a woman lying in the eastbound number two lane of Oak Glen Road and a 1998 Ford Expedition pulled over.

Through investigation, deputies learned that 41-year-old Amy Heaton of Yucaipa was driving her Ford SUV south of Chapman Heights and entered the left turn lane to drive east on Oak Glen. As she turned, Agosta Salcita was walking with a family member in the crosswalk on the east side of the intersection.

Heaton stopped immediately and rendered aid to Salcita, who was subsequently transported to Loma Linda University Medical Center where she succumbed to her injuries.

Anyone who witnessed the collision, or has any information regarding this event is encouraged to contact Deputy Samuelsen or Deputy Rusk of the Yucaipa Station. Anyone wishing to remain anonymous are urged to contact the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463) or the We-Tip website at

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