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Delano police: 78-year-old woman hit and killed by charter bus

Posted at 6:07 PM, Jul 09, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-09 21:07:23-04

DELANO, Calif. — According to officials a 78-year-old woman died over the weekend after she was hit by a charter bus in Delano.

Delano police say that on Sunday around 3:44 p.m. they were dispatched to the area of 11th Avenue and Glenwood Street regarding a crash. When they arrived on the scene they found Gabina Lagroma suffering from her injuries.

Cops say Lagroma was within a marked cross walk at the time of the incident.

She was taken to Kern Medical where she later died.

Officials are reporting that speed, alcohol and/or drugs do not appear to be factors in this collision and the driver of the charter bus is complying fully with this investigation.

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Officer Niño of the Traffic Unit at (661) 721-3377 EXT: 1468 /