LAKEWOOD ( — A female pedestrian believed to be in her 80s was killed in Lakewood Sunday trying to cross a busy street and catch a bus, according to a LA County sheriff’s lieutenant.

The accident occurred around 5:45, according to witnesses.

The victim’s name was withheld until her next of kin could be notified.

The accident happened on Bloomfield Avenue just south of Del Amo Boulevard, according to Lt. Alicia Malone the Lakewood Sheriff’s Station.

Officials added the car had the green light and the driver simply did not see the woman.

She was pronounced dead at the scene.

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