75 Year Old Struck and Killed on Eastern Avenue
On October 21, 2013 at approximately 7:00 p.m., a 79 year old female from Carmichael was driving a white 2000 Toyota Camry on northbound Eastern Avenue just south of Fitch Avenue in the #2 lane at approximately 40 mph. Rosemarie Jitner, a 75 year old from Sacramento was walking northbound on Eastern Avenue on or near the edge of the #2 lane where the Toyota was approaching.
The driver of the Toyota did not see Jitner. There are no street lights as this location and Jitner was wearing dark clothing. Jitner was struck by the Toyota and thrown onto the roadway. She was pronounced dead at the scene.
Alcohol and /or drugs do not appear to be a contributing factor in this collision. This collision is still under investigation.