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Update: Pedestrian Killed on Southbound I-680 Near Martinez

Some traffic lanes closed until shortly before midnight

Bay City News Service—A woman was hit by a vehicle and killed while running across Interstate Highway 680 east of Martinez on Sunday night, according to California Highway Patrol officials.

The 53-year-old woman from Concord ran west across the traffic lanes of southbound I-680 south of Pacheco Boulevard shortly after 11:30 p.m.

At the time, Janko Trifunovic, Jr., 35, of Brentwood was driving south with Melissa Meeks, 31, also of Brentwood, and three children in a 2005 Honda when the woman ran in front of their car.

CHP officers said that Trifunovic was unable to avoid a collision with the woman, who fell in the road after being struck by the car. Several more vehicles also struck the woman, who was pronounced dead at the scene.

CHP officers are asking anyone with information regarding the incident to contact CHP at 925-646-4980.

E September 28, 2012 at 04:17 AM
My prayers and thoughts are with you and your family as the anniversary of your mother's death approaches.
Concerned Parent May 05, 2013 at 01:14 PM
I also want to add that throughout Carol has become one of the better Statistics not only she is not one of the subsidized statistics for a young mother no TANF . WIC , FOODSTAMPS or Housing which Carol could be 89 before she gets on the list she isn't on a homeless shelter waiting list either she rents a 1 bdrm apt for her and her child using her unemployment which is do to run out soon and them with no help so will her home any donations can be made to chase bank savings account number 2908950750 in care of Caylee Androyna acct savings holder is myself Ms. Conklin her other grand parent make sure you reference Caylee this money is for her and her mom first on my agenda is to get a headstone next is daycare so Carole can go to college if anyone out there has a scollarshjp medical school or oral hygentist even beauty school or something long term that she can bring her child to please let me know ok. Mel
Concerned Parent May 05, 2013 at 01:17 PM
Happy first Mother's Day Carol I k ow its bitter sweet but moms looking down on you in pride Mel
Concerned Parent May 05, 2013 at 01:44 PM
I'm glad I rejected the first one because after all this time 2/12 years and no one to help Carol but her child's family she doesn't really know and that was in the birthing waiting room only this child was homeless so to speak for the first several months after they foreclosed on her moms house she knew nothing about these things had she been in college she could have collected SSA survivors benefits but she had to much going on scraping her mom off freeway trying to get her mom at rest finding out she could only have county cremate her for free all in same 2 weeks she lost childhood home wasn't able to bury mom lost home to foreclosure and penniless I'm more upset as a community I'm actually PISSED you guys send these nice notes but do they mean anything No they are just words do something for Caylee and her mommy even if its in just Gramma Carols name do something to help young Carol and baby to be come something in life besides someone who eventually has to fall prey to the system ok DONATE what you can remember acct number 29006950570 you can reach me @ melanieconklin1@yahoo. Com if you would like to see pictures of the 2 or find out more about them unfortunately because of privacy rights they are in an undisclosed location but I will have her post this weekend Thank you in advance for your help
Concerned Parent May 05, 2013 at 01:47 PM
Ps the Bank is Chase and its a savings account for Carol and Caylee

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