Woman struck, killed by car on Highway 180 identified

March 8, 2014 12:00:00 AM PST
New information has been released about the victim of a deadly crash on Highway 180 in Fresno County.

The coroner's office identified the woman as Leang Kim Uk, 61, of Fresno.

The California Highway Patrol says Uk was walking in and out of traffic on the highway near Grantland Avenue on Thursday night. A female driver tried to swerve, but she was not able to avoid hitting her. The young woman stayed at the scene and will not face any charges.

Investigators are still trying to find the victim's family members and figure out why she was walking on the highway.


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