Woman dies after being struck by SFPUC vehicle

Scene of the accident near Ocean and Miramar avenues.

February 9, 2010 12:00:00 AM PST
An elderly woman was struck and killed by a San Francisco Public Utilities Commission vehicle in San Francisco this afternoon, a fire lieutenant said.

The woman was crossing the street at Ocean and Miramar avenues when she was hit at about 1:40 p.m., San Francisco fire Lt. Mindy Talmadge said.

She was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the SFPUC vehicle called 911 and "was very distraught," Talmadge said.

She said the incident remains under investigation.