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Thursday, November 18, 2010

Pedestrian Killed By UCSF Shuttle ID'd

Posted By on Thu, Nov 18, 2010 at 11:55 AM

click to enlarge Moments before the fatal impact - KTVU VIA SFIST

The 65-year-old woman struck and killed by a U.C. San Francisco shuttle bus yesterday has been identified by the San Francisco Medical Examiner's office. Releasing her name to the general public may take a while, however, as her family must first be notified -- and getting a hold of them will require going through an undisclosed consulate.

The foreign-born San Francisco resident was walking through the crosswalk at Geary and Leavenworth a shade before 12:30 p.m. yesterday when the shuttle turned left and ran into her. Sadly, when the driver backed up, he ran over the woman a second time.

No one aboard the "blue line" shuttle -- between U.C. San Francisco hospital, General Hospital, UCSF Mission Bay, and Mount Zion Hospital --  was injured.

Update: The woman's name was Nu Ha Dam. Her country of origin is still being determined.

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Joe Eskenazi was born in San Francisco, raised in the Bay Area, and attended U.C. Berkeley. He never left. "Your humble narrator" was a staff writer and columnist for SF Weekly from 2007 to 2015. He resides in the Excelsior with his wife, 4.3 miles from his birthplace and 5,474 from hers.

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