Pedestrian killed

A pedestrian was hit and killed by a vehicle on Tuesday, April 28. The crash was reported at 5:47 p.m. by the driver of the vehicle, according to the Ventura Police Department.

The driver said the vehicle struck the pedestrian on Thille Street just north of Thille Neighborhood Park, police said. After calling 911 the driver started giving the pedestrian medical aid, authorities said.

The Ventura County Medical Examiner’s Office identified the victim as Larry Kirby, 42, of Ventura. His cause of death was ruled as a blunt force head injury.

Officers, paramedics and firefighters responded to the scene and continued to provide the victim with medical treatment. The victim was taken to a hospital but died while being treated, police said.

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