Woman Fatally Struck in Pedestrian Accident near California Park Drive

CHICO, CA (October 17, 2022) – 76-year-old Judith Girimonte died Wednesday morning in a pedestrian crash on Bruce Road.

The incident happened around 8:00 a.m., near California Park Drive on October 5th.

According to the California Highway Patrol, the woman was running when she crossed the street at a red light, into the path of a vehicle that was passing through a green light.

The driver had no time to stop and hit the pedestrian, per initial reports.

Eventually, first responders found the woman with critical injuries. Despite life-saving attempts, paramedics pronounced 76-year-old Girimonte dead at the scene.

Meanwhile, the driver remained in the area and cooperated with the authorities.

Chico police officials did not consider drugs or alcohol to be a factor in the accident. At this time, an investigation is currently underway.

No words can mend the broken hearts and sorrow felt during this delicate moment. Deepest condolences and sympathies are with the family and friends of Judith Girimonte.

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