FREMONT -- A 56-year-old woman was struck and killed by a vehicle while crossing a street Sunday evening, police said.

Zakia Omar, a Fremont resident, was walking across Walnut Avenue west of Fremont Boulevard, near the Target store, about 6:33 p.m. when she was hit by a Toyota minivan, police said.

Omar was taken to the hospital where she died from her injuries.

Traffic Sgt. Steve Delema said Omar was not in a crosswalk when she was struck. The minivan driver was cooperative with police was not driving impaired or breaking any traffic rules when the accident occurred.

The collision remains under investigation. Anyone with information for police can contact 510-790-6800.




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