Huong Truong and Fatally Struck by Vehicle at Foothill Boulevard and 22nd Avenue

Huong Truong Killed in Oakland Pedestrian Accident at Foothill Boulevard and 22nd Avenue


Oakland, California (October 2, 2019) – 45-year-old Huong Thi Truong was identified as the woman who was killed in a hit-and-run pedestrian accident which left a 4-year-old girl injured in Oakland on Tuesday morning.

According to a report by Oakland police, the accident occurred at about 11:20 a.m. October 1, in the area of Foothill Boulevard and 22nd Avenue.

Truong and her niece, identified only as 4-year-old Ellie, were crossing the intersection when a car struck them.

Truong was pronounced dead at the scene while Ellie suffered minor injuries to her head and stomach.

Ellie was taken to an area hospital and is currently in a stable condition.

The driver of the car drove away after hitting the pedestrians.

No other details regarding the incident were availed.

The accident is under active investigation.