YuenWah TangLo Fatally Struck by Vehicle in Concord
CONCORD, CA (January 03, 2019) — An 86-year-old woman was struck and killed by a vehicle Wednesday afternoon while she was walking across a Concord intersection.
The Contra Costa County Coroner’s Office has identified the victim as 86-year-old YuenWah TangLo of Clayton.
According to the Concord police, the accident was reported at about 3:19 p.m. Wednesday, citing the area of Ayers Road and Valley Crest Drive. TangLo was crossing the southbound lane of Ayers Road mid-block when she was hit by a southbound vehicle from Clayton Road. It was reported that TangLo was outside of the crosswalk when she was struck.
The 58-year-old Concord man who was driving the vehicle stayed at the scene and cooperated with the investigation. It didn’t appear that drugs and/or alcohol contributed to the fatal accident, officials said.
While the scene was cleared and processed, Ayers Road was closed between Clayton Road and Valley Crest Drive for about three hours.
The accident remains under investigation and anyone who may have witnessed the collision is urged to contact Concord Police Department Traffic Investigator Justin Wilson at 925-671-5962.
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