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Pedestrian struck by vehicle on Brookhurst Street

May 30, 2013

A woman suffered life-threatening head injuries Wednesday after being hit by a vehicle in Fountain Valley, according to police.

Jessica Ayon, 27, of Fountain Valley, was struck by a Lexus IS350 around 10 p.m. while walking near the intersection of Brookhurst Street and Ellis Avenue.

Authorities said Ayon was near the curb on Brookhurst — just outside of a crosswalk — when she was hit by the Lexus, which was traveling northbound.

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Ayon was transported to UC Irvine Medical Center. Police had no further information about her status.

Neither alcohol nor drugs were a factor for the driver, police said. The incident is still under investigation.

— Anthony Clark Carpio

Twitter: @acocarpio

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