Woman struck, killed on Highway 99 in Yuba City

Jun 2, 2015 12:12 PM by News Staff

A woman was struck and killed as she was standing near Highway 99 in Yuba City early Tuesday morning.

California Highway Patrol officials say the driver, Benjamin Johnson, 29, of Marysville was traveling northbound on Highway 99 when he hit the woman near Hunn Road around 3 a.m.

The woman was reportedly walking in the #2 lane of northbound Highway 99 and Johnson told CHP investigators she stepped in front of his car.

The woman, whose identity has not been released, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Officers say Johnson was not under the influence of alcohol or drugs.


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