Three Women Struck by Car, Killed in Anaheim

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ANAHEIM (KTLA) — Three women died after they were struck by a car in Anaheim late Saturday night.

Two people in the vehicle that struck them were also hurt.

The incident happened just after 11 p.m. as the women were crossing Western Avenue near Lincoln.

Anaheim residents Carmen Mendoza, 56, and her daughter Sheyla Mendoza, 21, were walking in the street with Stephanie Henriquez, who is a relative, when they were struck and killed.

Sheyla Mendoza died at the scene.

The elder Mendoza and Henriquez were taken to the hospital where they later died.

Police arrested Buena Park resident Anthony Lewis Sanchez for drunk driving at the scene.

Sanchez and a passenger suffered minor facial injuries in the crash.

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