Friday, October 24th, 2014

Elderly Pedestrian Killed While Crossing Street Friday Night

Police-LineYuma Police say one person is dead following a traffic accident on Friday night. 

Police say the accident occurred at Eighth Street and 12th Avenue when a 30-year-old female driver was driving a 1999 Chevrolet Lumina East Bound on Eighth Street. She was approaching 12th Avenue, when an 80-year-old female pedestrian was crossing the roadway south bound.  The pedestrian was struck by the vehicle in the roadway. 

The pedestrian was transported to Yuma Regional Medical Center where she was pronounced deceased by the emergency physician. 

The names are being withheld at this time pending additional investigation and notification of the Next of Kin.  The driver was questioned and released pending further investigation.

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