Milpitas resident Hsu Jung Huey, 82, died Wednesday after being hit by a truck in San Jose, the San Jose Mercury News reported.
It was the first traffic fatality of the year in the city, according to police.
Around 6:09 p.m., officers responded to the area of White Road and Patt Avenue, where they found Huey suffering from major injuries. She died a short time after being transported to a local hospital.
A preliminary investigation shows that a 70-year old drivers, who has yet to be identified, hit Huey as she was crossing the street.
Police are urging anyone with information about the incident to contact detective
Nqui Scherry of the San Jose Police Department's Traffic Investigations Unit at 408-277-4654.