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: Wild Fan Celebration Erupts Following San Francisco 49ers Last-Second Playoff Win
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: Officials Warn Waves, Rip Currents Expected to Be Dangerous Through Monday
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: UPDATE: Wind-Whipped Wildfire Near Big Sur Forces Evacuations; 'Some Pretty Surreal Fire Behavior'
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