Woman Struck, Killed by Van in Lincoln Park

By Monica Garske
|  Friday, Feb 1, 2013  |  Updated 7:29 PM PDT
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Woman Struck, Killed by Van in Lincoln Park

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A 46-year-old female pedestrian was struck and killed by a car in Lincoln Park Friday night, police confirmed.

The fatal collision happened in the 1200 block of South 47th Street at around 6:15 p.m.

Police said a woman walked into the street from between two parked cars, right into the path of a 2002 GMC van traveling northbound.

The man driving the van struck the woman and she died at the scene.

Investigators said alcohol was not a factor in the accident. The driver remained at the scene for questioning.

Police temporarily shut down traffic between Logan and Solola Avenues following the fatal incident.
The victim’s name has not yet been released.
 

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