SANTA CLARA (CBS SF) — An elderly woman was struck and killed by a car backing out of a driveway in Santa Clara Saturday morning, a police lieutenant said.
A driver was backing their car out of a driveway in the 1200 block of Monroe Street when the car accidentally struck the woman, Santa Clara police Lt. Kurt Clarke said.READ MORE: Eye On Earth: Battle Lines Set Over Proposal To Drill For Natural Gas in Suisun Marsh
The driver stopped to help the woman, but she succumbed to her injuries a short time later. “We believe this was just a tragic accident,” Clarke said.READ MORE: Police Arrest Santa Rosa Man After Butane Explosion Rips Through Parking Lot
The woman’s name has not been released pending notification of relatives. The incident remains under investigation.MORE NEWS: Walnut Creek City Council Voting On Purchase Of Armored Bomb Squad Vehicle
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