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Elderly woman fatally hit by car in Gardena

An elder woman was fatally struck by a car in Gardena on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013.
January 15, 2013 12:00:00 AM PST
An elderly woman was fatally struck by a car in Gardena on Tuesday night.

The incident took place around 6:15 p.m. on Vermont Avenue between 132nd and 135th streets.

Investigators said the victim was a Gardena resident who was about 80 years old.

The driver, identified only as a man in his 20s, stopped and was cooperative, police said. Investigators said they did not suspect alcohol or drugs were a factor.

The circumstances surrounding the deadly accident were unclear.

Anyone with information on the incident was asked to call the Gardena Police Department at (310) 217-9670.


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