BERKELEY (CBS SF) — A 98-year-old man died after being hit by a car while crossing the street in Berkeley on Friday, a police spokeswoman said Saturday.
Joseph Luft of Berkeley was crossing the intersection of Bancroft Way and Sacramento Street when he was hit, authorities said.READ MORE: Brush Fire Burns In North San Jose, Milpitas Along Coyote Creek Area
Emergency responders took Luft to an area hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries on Friday evening, according to Berkeley police spokeswoman Officer Jennifer Coats.
The driver involved in the collision remained at the scene on Friday and is cooperating with police.READ MORE: Bureau Of Land Management Tighten Protections Against Illegal Resale Of Wild Horses; Advocates Skeptical
Police do not believe drugs or alcohol were factors in the collision.
Anyone with additional information about the collision is asked to call the Berkeley Police Department’s Traffic Bureau at (510) 981-5890. Anonymous tips may be left at (800) 222-TIPS.MORE NEWS: COVID: East Bay Residents React to CDC Reversal of Masking Guidance
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