UPDATE: This article has been updated to add the victim’s information which was released by Fresno County Coroner’s office officials.
FRESNO, Calif. (KSEE/KGPE) — A person is dead after being struck by a vehicle in central Fresno, police say.
Abelina Ortiz-De Garcia, 76 of Fresno, was struck and killed by an SUV Wednesday, officials from the Fresno County Coroner’s office said Wednesday.
Around 7:45 a.m. Fresno police received a report of a woman who had been struck by an SUV in the area of McKinley and Harrison Avenues in central Fresno. When officers arrived they found Garcia dead. The SUV and its driver remained on the scene, according to police.
Police say Garcia was trying to cross the street northbound on McKinley Avenue where there was no crosswalk. Investigators do not believe drugs or alcohol were a factor in the collision, and the driver is cooperating with police.