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Pedestrian Killed In San Jose When 2 Trucks Collide

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A pedestrian was killed while in a crosswalk in San Jose. (CBS)

A pedestrian was killed while in a crosswalk in San Jose. (CBS)

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SAN JOSE (CBS SF) — A woman walking her bicycle in San Jose died when a dump truck and a delivery truck collided Thursday morning and one of the vehicles struck her, police said.

The accident was reported at 9:43 p.m. at the intersection of Auzerais and Lincoln avenues, police said.

A large delivery truck heading west on Auzerais Avenue and a dump truck traveling south on Lincoln collided in the middle of the intersection, police said.

The delivery truck flipped onto the driver’s side and landed on the woman with the bicycle, who was crossing Auzerais Avenue on the west side of Lincoln Avenue, police said.

She was pronounced dead at the scene.

The drivers of the two trucks were not injured, and both are cooperating with investigators, police said.

It does not appear that alcohol or drugs played a role in the crash.

 

(Copyright 2013 by CBS San Francisco and Bay City News Service. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

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