Mother killed by truck after pushing children out of way

Mother killed by truck after pushing children out of way

fox5sandiego.com

[trib_ndn vid=25549365]SAN DIEGO — A woman who was walking two children to school died Wednesday morning after she was hit by an SDG&E truck while crossing the street, police said.

Ana HerreraThe accident happened at about 7:40 a.m. in the 3900 block of Cottonwood Street in the Shelltown neighborhood of San Diego. Ana Herrera, 37, was crossing the street in the middle of the block with her 5-year-old daughter, Anahi, and Jaslene Arias, a 4-year-old neighbor, Jaslene’s mother Raquel Arias told Fox 5 News. They were headed to nearby Balboa Elementary School, a walk they made every day, Arias said.

An SDG&E pickup came down the street and Herrera pushed the children out of the way before she was hit, police said. She was pinned beneath the Chevrolet pickup owned by the utility. Several neighbors heard the accident and lifted the truck off of the woman, Arias said.   Someone attempted…

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