Woman Killed Crossing Street ID'd

The 82-year-old suffered massive head injuries

By Michelle Wayland
|  Monday, Jan 2, 2012  |  Updated 9:07 AM PDT
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Woman Killed Crossing Street ID'd

NBC San Diego

The 82-year-old woman was walking on Howard Avenue near 30th Street when she was hit by a car.

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An elderly woman has died after she was hit by a car in North Park, according to police.

Patricia Dora Martin, 82, was walking on Howard Avenue near 30th Street just after 4 p.m. on Sunday when she was hit by a Toyota RAV4, according to police.

The driver told police he waited for traffic to clear before turning onto 30th Street and was surprised to suddenly see Martin.

A witness reported that Martin was walking with the signal.

Martin suffered massive head injuries and died a short time later at a hospital.

Police say neither person was under the influence of alcohol.

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