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Accident Kills School Crossing Guard In Ventura County


A school crossing guard has been killed in a traffic accident in Ventura County.

It happened at about two p.m. Tuesday at the intersection of Los Angeles and Socrates Avenues in Simi Valley.

Police say three vehicles were involved in a collision at the intersection, and one of them hit the crossing guard. She was taken to a hospital, where she died from her injuries. Her name hasn’t been released yet.

Lance Orozco has been News Director of KCLU since 2001, providing award-winning coverage of some of the biggest news events in the region, including the Thomas and Woolsey brush fires, the deadly Montecito debris flow, the Borderline Bar and Grill attack, and Ronald Reagan's funeral. 
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