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Elderly pedestrian struck, killed by SUV

Saturday, October 27, 2012

A elderly pedestrian was killed when she was struck by an SUV in San Jose Friday evening, police said.

The collision happened in the area of Taylor and North Sixth streets at 5:08 p.m.

Arriving officers found a 79-year-old woman down in the street. She was pronounced dead at 5:19 p.m.

Police believe that the woman was crossing Taylor Street in or near the crosswalk when she was struck by a gray Toyota 4-Runner.

The driver, a 32-year-old man, is cooperating with the investigation. Police do not suspect alcohol or drugs was a factor in the crash.

The victim's name has not been released pending notification of her next of kin.

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