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79-year-old woman fatally hit in South L.A. crosswalk

November 11, 2011 | 10:46 am

Image: Map shows approximate location of where a woman was fatally struck by a van in South L.A. Source: Google Maps A 79-year-old woman was killed in South Los Angeles after she was struck by a van, police said.

Ozenia Brown died at the scene at about 5:50 p.m. Thursday after the Chevrolet van hit her near 110th Street and Western Avenue.

The driver, James Willie Douglas, 70, failed to yield to Brown, who was in the crosswalk, California Highway Patrol officials reported.

Douglas, who was not injured, was not suspected of alcohol or drug use. No charges had been filed against him as of Friday morning.

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Image: Map shows approximate location where a woman was fatally struck by a van in South L.A. Source: Google Maps

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