86-Year-Old Woman Fatally Struck by Big Rig near Vallejo Street
SAN FRANCISCO, CA (November 5, 2018) – A woman was killed Monday afternoon following a pedestrian crash near Vallejo Street. The deceased victim was later identified as 86-year-old Ying Kuang, a resident of San Francisco.
According to officers with the San Francisco Police Department, the incident happened on Powell Street, at about 12:37 PM. Preliminary investigation showed that the elderly pedestrian was walking on the crosswalk when she was struck by a big rig.
Emergency Responders arrived at the scene and pronounced Kuang dead on site. Meanwhile, the 49-year-old big rig driver remained on site and cooperated with investigators. He was not injured in the incident, and no charges have been filed at this time.
An investigation is ongoing to determine the cause of the fatal crash and to identify possible contributing factors. No arrests have been made, and neither drugs nor alcohol is believed to have played a role in the incident.
Additional information will be released to the public, once it becomes available.
Our deepest thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Ying Kuang. She will be remembered as a dedicated mother and a loving grandmother. May she rest in peace.
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