Alta Arden Expressway Crash Kills Pedestrian

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SACRAMENTO —

A 79-year-old woman has died after being struck by a car on Alta Arden Expressway at 11:30 p.m. Wednesday night.

A 62-year-old man was driving through an intersection when the woman stepped directly into the path of his vehicle.

She died from her injuries at the scene.

Witnesses confirmed the man had the right of way and was facing a green light. The streetlights at the intersection were not lit at the time of the collision.

The driver was not under the influence. The toxicology report for the pedestrian is still being investigated.