A woman died in a crash Tuesday afternoon on Mills Avenue.
Mary Padilla, age unavailable, was pronounced dead shortly after at Alta Vista Regional Hospital, Police Chief Gary Gold said.
Shortly after 3 p.m., Joe Padilla, 77, with Mary Padilla as his passenger, was headed east on Mills in a Ford Ranger pickup truck when he took a turn north onto Encino Street, Gold said. In the process, a Ford F-250 pickup going west, driven by Orlando Romero, 26, struck the Padillas, the chief said.
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