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Pregnant Woman Loses Baby After Being Hit By A Car In North Hills

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A woman who was seven months pregnant was struck by a car while crossing the street in North Hills last night, and her baby did not survive the crash.

The woman, who hasn't been identified, was jaywalking at the intersection of Parthenia Street and Sepulveda Boulevard at about 11:19 p.m., police told City News Service. She was accompanied by a man, and both were hit by the vehicle.

The woman was in stable condition and the man sustained non-life-threatening injuries, but the baby was pronounced dead at the scene.
According to the LA Times, an LAPD officer commented that the driver "obviously" did not see the duo crossing when he struck them. It's not clear whether the pair didn't follow traffic signals or if the driver is at fault.

The driver wasn't under the influence, and stopped at the scene after hitting the pair.