City of Sacramento Police Department

SAMUEL D. SOMERS JR.
Chief of Police
5770 Freeport Blvd., Suite 100
Sacramento, CA  95822-3516

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MEDIA ADVISORY/PRESS RELEASE

For Immediate Release No. 20091210-244
Thursday, December 10, 2009

Pedestrian Killed in Traffic Accident

The Sacramento Police Department is investigating a fatal collision between a pedestrian and a motor vehicle. 

On December 10, 2009, at 5:43 p.m., Officers responded to Riverside Boulevard and Ashore Way on an accident involving a pedestrian and a motor vehicle.  The pedestrian was transported to the hospital where she later died from her injuries. 

Traffic Investigators responded to the scene.  At this time, it appears that two pedestrians were westbound Riverside Boulevard crossing the street outside of the intersection.  The vehicle, a green Jeep Cherokee, was travelling southbound Riverside Boulevard just past Ashore Way when it struck one of the pedestrians.  The deceased was a female White 29-years-old.  The driver of the vehicle involved remained at the scene. 

The identity of the pedestrian is not being released at this time pending the notification of her next of kin.   

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