OAKLAND (CBS SF) — One of two pedestrians killed by a speeding car in Oakland on Friday night has been identified as 39-year-old transient Burudisha Pittman, an Alameda County coroner’s deputy said Sunday.
The collision happened shortly after 8 p.m. Friday, when officers responded to a report of a collision between a car and pedestrian at 27th Street and Northgate Avenue just east of Interstate Highway 980, police said.READ MORE: Man Found Dead In East San Jose House Fire
Arriving officers found a Ford Crown Victoria that had hit two pedestrians, police said.
One of the pedestrians, only identified as a female, was pronounced dead at the scene and Pittman was transported a hospital where she later succumbed to her injuries, according to police.
A preliminary investigation indicated that the driver, a 24-year-old Oakland man, was speeding while exiting the freeway and continued traveling south on Northgate Avenue where he drove onto a sidewalk, striking the pedestrians, police said.READ MORE: Fourth Stimulus Check: Is Another Relief Payment Coming?
The driver, who was not injured in the collision, stayed at the scene and was cooperative with investigators, according to police.
Investigators determined alcohol was not a factor in the incident, police said.
The identity of the male pedestrian has not been released pending notification of his next of kin, police said.
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