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Woman, 80, hit by car on San Antonio Road, dies

Original post made on Jun 22, 2012

An 80-year-old woman who was walking along San Antonio Road was struck and killed by a car that was exiting a gas station Thursday morning, Los Altos police said.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, June 22, 2012, 11:53 AM

Comments (4)

Posted by So Sad, a resident of Charleston Gardens
on Jun 22, 2012 at 12:56 pm

Its sad that people in cars kill so many other people.
RIP Ma'am.


Posted by RIP, a resident of South of Midtown
on Jun 22, 2012 at 1:59 pm

She was walking on the sidewalk, right? What a tragedy. I bet the car driver was driving down the driveway and saw a gap in the car traffic to their left then gunned it without even thinking of looking for pedestrians on the sidewalk directly in front of them. An 80 year old woman is likely moving around 1mph and would be easily visible to anyone who even glances in her direction, especially wearing the colorful clothes described in this article.

I hope that some witnesses were able to comfort the woman at the scene before she passed away.

Mr. Roadshow in the Mercury-News just had 2 days of articles on yielding to pedestrians. Unfortunately, not enough people read newspapers anymore.


Posted by Sorry to all, a resident of another community
on Jun 23, 2012 at 9:22 am

I am sorry for the pain of each and every person involved. Directly, indirectly, family, friends, witnesses.

Gas kills people.


Posted by Perspective, a resident of Greater Miranda
on Jun 23, 2012 at 2:18 pm

We still don't know her name?


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