Apr 27, 2015 3:43 PM by News Staff
Chico Police has released the names of the two elderly victims who were struck and killed this past weekend by a car while walking their dog in Chico.
The coroner office identified the victims as James Glander, 79 and Claudia Jenkins, 72, both of Chico.
The vehicle versus pedestrian collision was reported on E. Lassen Ave. near Northgate Drive around 10:30 a.m. Saturday morning
Police identified the driver of the vehicle as Ernest Senock, 81, from Chico.
Police say a woman was killed instantly, while her male companion died a short time later. It is not clear what caused the driver to leave the road.
The elderly man's female companion was treated at the scene for minor injuries.
The couple was on scene talking to police, and appeared to be in shock. The elderly female was wrapped in a blanket.
The driver was taken to the hospital for a blood draw.
Chico Police are asking any witnesses to come forward with information that can help piece together what happened.
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