DUBLIN (CBS SF) — A woman who was one of two pedestrians struck by an Alameda County sheriff’s deputy driving in unincorporated Hayward early Friday morning has been arrested for possession of narcotics, a California Highway Patrol lieutenant said.
Lt. Chris Sherry said the woman has been treated and released from a local hospital for the injuries she sustained in the collision at about 4:30 a.m. at Mission Boulevard and Cherry Way and will be booked at the Alameda County Jail in Dublin.READ MORE: SFPD: Suspects In Violent Smash And Grab Robberies, Car Burglaries Will Be Arrested, Convicted
She had narcotics on her person, he said.
A man who was crossing the street with the woman was killed in the crash, Sherry said.
The deputy, a nine-year veteran of the sheriff’s office, was not injured, according to Sherry.READ MORE: 'Prolific' San Francisco Retail Theft Suspect Back In Jail After New Arrest
CHP investigators interviewed the deputy because he was a key person in the incident and authorities are trying to determine what he was doing at the time of the collision, Sherry said.
Alameda County Sheriff’s spokesman Sgt. J.D. Nelson was unavailable for comment on the incident.
Authorities are not yet releasing the names of the man and woman who were struck by the deputy.MORE NEWS: California Drought: Big October Storm's Deluge Draining Out Of Lake Sonoma
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