Isaak Berenzon Identified as Elderly Pedestrian Killed Yesterday, Driver Charged With Manslaughter

The San Francisco Medical Examiner's Office this morning identified the pedestrian who died yesterday afternoon as Isaak Berenzon, a 78-year-old resident of San Francisco.

Yesterday, Berenzon was walking through a crosswalk in the Parkside neighborhood at about 11 a.m. when he was hit by a car driving along Sunset Boulevard and Yorba Street. Berenzon died at the scene.

"After the collision, the force of the impact caused the pedestrian to be lodged in the windshield," says Officer Albie Esparza.

Following the accident, the driver in the red Toyota Corolla, who was later identified as Jenny Ching, remained at the scene. Ching, along with two of her passengers, was taken to San Francisco General Hospital with minor injuries.

Ching has been cited for vehicular manslaughter and failing to yield to a pedestrian, Esparza says.

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