The Fresno County Sheriff-Coroner’s Office identified Maria Sermeno, 78, of Fresno as the pedestrian killed Thursday in a crash on Shields and Valentine avenues, west of Highway 99, spokesman Tony Botti said.
The accident occurred around 7:40 p.m., Fresno police said. Sermeno was rushed to Community Regional Medical Center, where she was pronounced dead.
The driver involved in the crash remained at the scene and cooperated with officers and investigators from the collision reconstruction unit, police said. It appeared alcohol was not a factor in the accident.