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Pedestrian struck, killed in San Mateo
October 08, 2013, 05:00 AM

A 66-year-old San Mateo woman was struck by a vehicle early Saturday morning at 25th Avenue and El Camino Real, according to San Mateo police.
Shama Ayyad was pronounced dead at the scene and the 18-year-old driver of the sport utility vehicle that struck her stayed at the scene and did not appear to be under the influence of drugs or alcohol, according to police.
The incident, including the low-light conditions, speed of the vehicle and the direction of traffic signals at the time remain under investigation, according to police.
The department warned that pedestrians do not automatically have the right of way, even when there is a crosswalk. 

Here is a link to more safety tips: http://sanmateopd.org/2013/10/07/pedestrian-safety-awareness-2/



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