Woman Who Died Trying To Cross Street ID'd

Crash Occurred On Oceanview Boulevard Near San Pasqual Street In Mountain View

A female pedestrian struck by two vehicles as she crossed the street in the Mountain View area has been identified.

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The incident occurred just after 9 p.m. Wednesday in the 4300 block of Oceanview Boulevard near San Pasqual Street, according to police.

Police said 64-year-old Catalina Torres Velazquez had just exited a bus and was trying to cross the street when she stepped in front of a Nissan Frontier pickup truck driving westbound on Oceanview Boulevard.

Velazquez was thrown over the truck and onto the pavement. She landed in the eastbound lane of traffic, where she was hit over by an Acura, police said.

Medics took Velazquez to UCSD Medical Center in Hillcrest. She was pronounced dead shortly after arrival.

The drivers of both cars did stop and worked with police to reconstruct the crash, 10News learned.

Police say that speeding and alcohol were not factors in the woman's death.

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