Driver arrested after elderly woman dragged by van for 2 km in Tokyo

TOKYO, Oct 12 (Kyodo) - A driver was arrested Tuesday after a woman in her 80s was hit by a van and dragged for about 2 kilometers in western Tokyo, resulting in her death, police said.

Yoshihiro Sumiyama, 53, an office worker in Higashimurayama, has denied the charges of negligent driving resulting in death and violating the traffic law, saying he does not recall hitting anyone, according to police.

The victim was identified by police as Noriko Ushikusa, an 84-year-old local resident. ...continue reading

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