Irvine Police Department Press Release

OFFICE OF THE CHIEF OF POLICE
Public Information Office
1 Civic Center Plaza
Irvine, CA 92606

(949) 724-7216
www.irvinepd.org


10/18/2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
PRESS RELEASE #10/18/2013
Subject :

Fatal Traffic Accident Investigation
Contact :Dave Klug, Lieutenant    949-724-7156
    dklug@cityofirvine.org

IRVINE, CA (October 18, 2013):  On October 18, 2013, at approximately 10:30 a.m., Irvine police officers and Orange County Fire Authority Personnel responded to the parking lot of the University Town Center, near the intersection of Cornell and Harvard, after receiving a report of a vehicle versus pedestrian traffic collision.

 

A preliminary investigation determined a 44 year-old woman from Irvine who was driving a 2010 Toyota Highlander collided with a woman who was walking on a private roadway within the University Town Center.  The woman was transported to an area hospital in critical condition and was later pronounced dead.

 

This investigation is ongoing, and anyone with information concerning this collision should contact Detective Jonathan Cherney at (949) 724-7024.

 

Pedestrian

Hedy S. Chou

79 years-old

Resident of Irvine

 

 

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