This is so sad and at the same time, so infuriating! I am getting to the point where I'm actively hoping that we hit $8.00 plus per-gallon prices soon, just so we can begin to wean ourselves off of this putrid car/SUV "addiction" (the bigger, the better..'cause we need to have that gas-guzzler to carry those three bags of groceries home, folks). Then, perhaps, we can FINALLY stop the insane motor-vehicle centric road use mode in this country, and start to put SANE multi-use modes in its place that include lights, closer-spaced crosswalks, shaded sidewalks and bustops, separate bikeways etc.... This elderly man should not have died. No one should die just for trying to cross a street. Deepest sympathies for his family.