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Woman dies in Winnetka traffic accident

Map of the location of the accident

An elderly woman died Sunday after she was struck by a car while walking, according to city firefighters.

The unidentified victim was walking in the 19800 block of Buttonwillow Drive in Winnetka about noon when she was hit by a resident who was backing out of his driveway, said Brian Humphrey, a spokesman for the Los Angeles Fire Department. She was declared dead at the scene.

Firefighters believe the driver, a 23-year-old male, is a neighbor of the victim.

Police are investigating the incident.

Click to visit The Times' interactive Homicide Report

-- Jason Song

Image: A map of the location of the accident.

 
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Such tragedy for all involved. People, look where you're going.


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