SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – An elderly man struck by a San Francisco Municipal Railway cable car in the city’s Russian Hill neighborhood Sunday has died, according to police.
The collision occurred around 3:10 p.m. when the 93-year-old man was crossing Mason Street at Filbert Street in the crosswalk, police said.READ MORE: 2 Killed in Separate Shootings Saturday in San Francisco Potrero Hill Neighborhood
A southbound Powell/Mason cable car struck the man, knocking him down and causing serious injuries. The man was transported to a hospital for treatment but later died.READ MORE: Saturday Shooting in Sunnyvale Kills 1; Police Arrest Suspect
His identity has not yet been released pending notification of family, according to the medical examiner’s office.
Muni officials said service on the cable car line was stopped for more than an hour as a result of the collision. The line resumed normal service as of shortly after 4:30 p.m.MORE NEWS: Police Arrest Teen Suspect for Friday-Evening Homicide in SF Excelsior District
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