Woman fatally struck by SamTrans bus in downtown Redwood City

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A 70-year-old woman was fatally struck by a SamTrans bus near Sequoia Station in Redwood City today, the transit agency announced

The woman was struck about 8:45 a.m. at James Avenue and El Camino Real, an witnesses say she appeared to have been in the crosswalk, a SamTrans spokesperson said. No injuries were reported to occupants of the bus that included four passengers.

The incident was being investigated by the Sam Mateo County Sheriff’s Office Transit Police Bureau. Further details were immediately available.