El Segundo woman killed by car while crossing Palm Desert street

El Segundo woman killed by car while crossing Palm Desert street

A 48-year-old El Segundo woman died Saturday night after she was hit by a vehicle while crossing a Palm Desert street, according to a Riverside County sheriff’s news release.


The Riverside County coroner’s identified the victim as Jamie Melissa Ziegler. The collision was reported at 9:31 p.m. in the 73200 block of Highway 111, according to the coroner’s release. Shops and restaurants line both sides of the road in that area.


Ziegler died at the scene within minutes. The driver of the vehicle was not injured, according to a sheriff’s news release.


Deputies assigned to the Palm Desert sheriff station’s traffic reconstruction team will investigate the cause of the collision.