MOUNTAIN VIEW (KCBS) – A person was struck and killed by an out-of-control car Thursday at a Valley Transportation Authority bus stop in Mountain View, authorities said.

The victim was hit around 9:30 a.m. on the sidewalk at the corner of California Street and Escuela Avenue, said Mountain View Police Department spokeswoman Jamie Garrett.

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Witnesses told the Mountain View Patch the gray Audi A4 appeared to be speeding and went through a red light. Garrett said the crash that also injured the driver, who was transported to a local hospital. She said it was unclear whether the person who was hit had been waiting for the bus or was a pedestrian.

KCBS’ Mike Colgan Reports:

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The impact of the crash damaged the bus stop structure, and the vehicle wound up on the lawn of a residence about 100 yards away.

Police have not released any information about the person who was killed or the driver.

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