Phyllis Seidman's family files claim against Palo Alto after SUV kills her on on Cowper Ave. Crimes & Incidents, posted by John, a resident of the Midtown neighborhood, on May 15, 2009 at 7:57 am
Phyllis Seidman was using her wheelchair in a crosswalk on Cowper Ave. (near Embarcadero Rd.) when an unidentified SUV driver hit and killed her. Her family has filed a claim against the city of Palo Alto, which is usually the prelude to a lawsuit.