Big Rig Fatally Strikes Woman in Cupertino

A woman died Tuesday morning in Cupertino after the Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office said she was struck by a big rig about 7 a.m.

Sgt. Jose Cardoza said the accident occurred at Foothill Boulevard and Cupertino Road. Traffic is being re-routed.

Cardoza did not immmediately say why the woman, who was walking, was hit, or who was at fault. He did say that this was not a hit and run, and the driver is cooperating. Cardoza said investigators do not believe that drugs or alcohol played a part in the death.

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