17-year-old pedestrian struck by car has died *Updated/Corrected
*Updated 7.19.11 9.15 am
Bo Feng, a 2011 graduate of Gabrielino High, has died as result of an accident Friday, according to Alhambra Police. The 17-year-old girl was hit by a 73-year-old driver on New and Shorb, according to San Gabriel Police. Alhambra Police said the driver identified herself and this was not a hit-and-run.
*Corrected/ Updated 7.18.11 3.25 pm
A post earlier today said that Bo Feng, a 2011 graduate of Gabrielino High, was hit by a car on Friday and passed away this weekend. The report of her death was premature. It was based on reports from friends of the young woman and scores of Facebook posts from other friends. We are still waiting for confirmation of her condition from Alhambra Police and hospital officials. Alhambra Source regrets the error.
Friends and acquaintances are sharing well wishes for the young woman on a Facebook page.
A young female pedestrian was struck on Friday by a motor vehicle at the intersection of Shorb Street and New Ave, according to the San Gabriel Police Department. She was transported to USC medical center and was in critical condition.
According to police, she was a 17-year-old Asian girl and was struck by a 73-year-old driver on New and Shorb. San Gabriel Police took the initial lead on the investigation, which took place during the funeral of Officer Ryan Stringer, but it is now being covered by the Alhambra police. Anyone with information regarding the incident can contact San Gabriel Police at (626) 570-5130.
Alhambra ranked 16 and San Gabriel 7 out of 104 cities in the state for pedestrian accidents in 2009, the most recent data available.