Officials identify pedestrian killed by N-Judah streetcar

A pedestrian hit and killed by a San FranciscoMunicipal Railway streetcar in the city's Sunset District on Wednesday night was identified today as resident Mark Callaghan, a deputy medical examiner said.

Callaghan, 40, was struck by a Muni streetcar at the intersection of 28th Avenue and Judah Street at about 9:05 p.m., police reported. He died at the scene, according to police.

Another accident involving a Muni streetcar occurred an hour later at 44th Avenue and Taraval Street, police reported.

A vehicle reportedly ran a stop sign and was struck by the streetcar, according to police.

The 18-year-old driver of the vehicle struck was transported to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries, and her 17-year-old female passenger was transported with life-threatening injuries, police reported.

The 44-year-old Muni driver and a 54-year-old man who was on the streetcar sustained non-life threatening injuries, according to the Police Department.

The accidents remain under investigation, according to police.

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