Alameda County Sheriff’s Deputy Hits Hayward Pedestrians, Killing 1

HAYWARD (KCBS) – Two pedestrians were hit and one was killed in a Hayward crash Friday morning involving an Alameda County Sheriff’s patrol car, authorities said.

The California Highway Patrol said the collision happened about 4:30 a.m. at Mission Boulevard and Cherry Way in an unincorporated part of Hayward.

Sgt. J.D. Nelson said after hitting the pedestrians, the deputy then swerved and crashed into a parked car.

The man died at the scene and the woman was taken to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries. It was not known if they had been walking in a crosswalk.

Nelson said the nine-year veteran deputy, whose name has not been released, was not injured. The deputy was expected to be put on administrative leave.

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