FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
On June 9, 2016, the Coroner Division of the Marin County Sheriff’s Office assisted the
San Rafael Police Department with a death investigation at the intersection of Third St.
and Hetherton St. in downtown San Rafael. An adult female, identified as Tatyana
Zaslavsky (77-year-old resident of San Rafael, CA) was struck by a dump truck as she
walked westbound in the southern crosswalk on Third St., at the Hetherton St.
intersection. 911 calls were received by San Rafael Fire Department’s dispatch center
at approximately 1313 hours. Paramedics pronounced Tatyana Zaslavsky’s death on
scene at 1322 hours.
The Cause and Manner death will be pending the results of an autopsy and subsequent
toxicology, which is scheduled for June 10, 2016. Results of toxicology tests will take
several weeks. The manner of death will also be pending the outcome of the San
Rafael Police Department’s investigation into the cause of this incident. No further
information regarding this investigation will be released by the Coroner Division at this
time, as this in an active investigation. Inquiries for information regarding the accident
investigation should be directed to Lt. Dan Fink of the San Rafael Police Department, at
Chief Deputy Coroner