Berkeley has had at least 44 confirmed gunfire calls in 2021. Last year at this time, there had been 38.
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The woman, a 43-year-old mother, was on her way to meet her husband and their three children for lunch when the crash happened.
The pedestrian was crossing at Marin and Euclid avenues when the driver, who was coming down the hill, struck her in the crosswalk, police said.
The Berkeley Fire Department rushed the woman to Highland Hospital in an effort to save her life. She was not breathing and had no pulse.
The 23-year-old Berkeley man was walking home when four men demanded his property, then stabbed him when he fought to keep it.
A 37-year-old Berkeley man had been walking in Aquatic Park when a stranger confronted him, pistol-whipped him and shot him as he fled.