Mildred Lusardi, a 90-year-old pedestrian, was struck and killed yesterday in a San Francisco pedestrian accident.
The collision occurred on February 20, 2014, at the corner of Fillmore and California streets, in San Francisco’s Pacific Heights neighborhood. The elderly woman had taken just a few steps into the crosswalk when she was hit by a Cemex cement truck. The driver of the truck stayed at the scene and told investigators that he never saw the woman. A witness said that the victim was pinned under the first wheel on the driver side. She was rushed to the hospital, where she died from her injuries.
According to San Francisco Police Sergeant Eric Mahoney, a preliminary investigation revealed no wrongdoing on the part of the driver.
The woman’s death is the fifth pedestrian fatality this year.
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