Elderly woman hit by truck in Clairemont identified

Posted at 9:29 AM, Sep 15, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-15 12:30:27-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - Authorities Friday identified an elderly woman struck and killed by a delivery truck as she walked across a driveway in Clairemont.

According to the San Diego County Medical Examiner's Office, 86-year-old Mary Francel was walking westbound along the 5900 block of Balboa Avenue just after 10 a.m. Thursday when a delivery truck hit her as she crossed a driveway.

Francel was declared dead at the scene.

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Authorities said the truck's driver pulled over and was not cited for the incident.

A stretch of Balboa Avenue between Genesee and Mount Abernathy avenues was shut down for several hours due to the investigation.