Pedestrian killed near SF State identified

A woman struck and killed by a vehicle near San Francisco State University on Saturday night has been identified by the medical examiner’s office as 77-year-old Meda Hacopian.

Hacopian, a San Francisco resident, was crossing Lake Merced Boulevard at Font Boulevard around 11:30 p.m. when she was struck by a southbound vehicle.

Police said today it appeared that the driver of the truck that struck her had swerved around another southbound vehicle just before the collision.

Hacopian died at the scene. The driver of the truck stopped at the scene and cooperated with police.

Police said neither drugs nor alcohol appear to have played a role in the collision.

Police on Sunday said they believe the occupants of a two-door white car may have witnessed the collision and are asking them to call (415) 553-1641 or (415) 553-9516 if they can provide information about the fatality.

Anyone who has information about the collision is asked to call the Police Department’s tip line at (415) 575-4444 or text a tip to TIP411 and start the text with “SFPD.” Tips can be made anonymously.