Vehicle versus pedestrian collision in Eureka leaves one woman dead

EUREKA, Calif. (KIEM) — An update on a crash that happened Tuesday afternoon around 3:30 pm involving a pickup truck and an elderly woman at the intersection of West Henderson and Central Streets.

The 72 year old woman involved was taken to the hospital where she later died from her injuries. Her identity is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.

Police say it appears the woman was crossing Henderson outside of the cross walk and in front of oncoming traffic. The driver says she did not see the woman and couldn’t avoid the collision. The driver is cooperating with the investigation.

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