SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) – Hiroko Abe and a family member were greeted by members of the Japanese Consulate, the San Francisco Police Department and the San Francisco Police Officer’s Association and arrived on a Nippon Airways flight from San Francisco Airport in Japan on Wednesday morning.

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Abe is the mother of Hanako Abe, who was killed along with Elizabeth Platt in an accident on New Year’s Eve that many could have prevented had the suspect Troy McAlister – a repeat offender – not been on parole.

Abe will speak at a vigil to commemorate the Mission Church and on 2nd Street when her daughter was killed.

ABC7 news anchor Dion Lim will do the exclusive interview with Hiroko after landing on ABC7 News in San Francisco tonight.

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