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Police Briefs

November 29, 2001

A Huntington Beach woman was killed Friday when she was struck by a

pickup truck when crossing Winward Lane, Police said.

Chong Soon Kim, 83, was crossing in a crosswalk at Windward Lane in

Huntington Beach at 5 p.m. Friday when she was hit by a Chevrolet S-10

pickup truck driven by Huntington Beach resident Jonathan Hart, who was

traveling westbound on Yorktown Avenue, said Huntington Beach Police Sgt.

Janet Perez.

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Police and Fire aid units were traveling behind Hart when the accident

occurred and immediately administered first aid, but Kim was pronounced

dead at the scene, Perez said.

No arrests or citations were made, and the accident remains under

investigation, Perez said.

Bank of America robbed

Two men in dark clothing and ski masks ran into a Huntington Beach

bank Saturday and ordered customers and bank employees to the floor while

they took an undisclosed amount of money and fled, Police said.

The robbery occurred at 12:40 p.m. Saturday at the Bank of America at

5812 Edinger Ave. in Huntington Beach.

Robbers removed the money from the teller's drawers and escaped in a

waiting car, said Huntington Beach Police Sgt. R.K. Miller.

The car was found abandoned a short distance away from the bank a few

minutes later, and was identified as a car stolen from a Los Angeles

Police Department division, Miller said.

Police were unable to locate the suspects. There were no injuries.

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