Woman struck, killed while crossing street in San Leandro

SAN LEANDRO (KRON) — An 85-year-old San Leandro woman was killed Tuesday morning after she was struck by an SUV, according to police.

The victim was crossing the 1600 block of Manor Boulevard near St. Felicitas Catholic Church shortly after 6:30 a.m. when she was struck by the SUV, police said.

According to police, the driver, a 33-year-old Hayward man, had just left his job after working the midnight shift. Drugs and alcohol are not thought to have been a factor, and the driver was traveling at the speed limit of 25 mph.

The collision occurred before sunrise, police said.

Police say the woman was knocked unconscious by the collision and later died of her injuries at a hospital. It’s unclear if the woman was in a crosswalk.

The SUV’s driver stopped at the scene and cooperated with investigators.

Anyone who witnessed the collision or has any other information on it is asked to contact San Leandro police at (510) 577-3208.

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