On Wednesday at about 6pm, the Turlock Police Department received calls that a pedestrian had just struck by a vehicle and was down in the roadway around the 1200 block of East Avenue.
Bystanders quickly came to aid and began life saving measures until police officers and medical aid arrived and took over.
Unfortunately, the victim, a 78 year old woman, despite best efforts from first responders, succumbed to her injuries on scene.
The driver remained on the scene of the incident and is being cooperative with this investigation.
Alcohol and/or drugs do not appear to be a factor in this incident.
Anyone with any information is urged to contact Officer Diaz at (209) 668-1200.
To remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at (209) 521-4636, you may be eligible for a cash reward. You can also contact the Turlock Police Department’s Tip Line at (209) 668-5550 ext. 6780 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org, if you wish to remain anonymous.
The Turlock Police Department is an active participant in the Crime Stoppers Program. Callers can leave an anonymous tip by calling Crime Stoppers at (209) 521-4636 and may be eligible for a cash reward.