A 75-year-old woman of Alhambra was hit and killed by a car on Wednesday morning, according to the Alhambra Police Department.
Officers received a call of a vehicle-versus-pedestrian accident at approximately 9:43am on Wednesday. The accident occurred at the intersection of Main and Cedar Streets in Alhambra.
Upon arrival, officers and Alhambra Fire Department paramedics treated the female victim at the scene and transferred her to the Huntington Memorial Hospital in Pasadena. The woman was pronounced dead several minutes later by hospital staff. The driver of the vehicle remained at the scene and is cooperating with investigators.
The preliminary investigation indicates that the pedestrian was walking northbound across Main Street when she was hit in the crosswalk by a van traveling westbound. The cause of the incident is still under investigation but driver intoxication does not appear to be a factor.