Trash truck hits, kills 87-year-old woman in LA's Lincoln Heights

LINCOLN HEIGHTS, LOS ANGELES

Police say the woman was struck around 11:30 a.m. by a city trash truck at the intersection of Broadway and Avenue 22. She was declared dead at the scene.

The truck was traveling southbound on Broadway, according to police, and the woman was standing at the northwest corner of Broadway and Avenue 22. Investigators say the truck driver did not initially know that he had hit the woman until someone flagged him down.

The accident remains under investigation.

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