SAN JOSE (CBS SF) — A 78-year-old San Jose man died after being hit by a pickup truck in South San Jose on Monday morning, police said.
Officers responded to the crash at Montecito Vista Drive and Montecito Vista Way at about 9 a.m. and learned a pedestrian in a crosswalk had been hit by a pickup truck.READ MORE: Fourth Stimulus Check: Will You See Another Relief Payment?
The 2014 Ford truck driver had been traveling south on Montecito Vista Way when he made a left turn onto eastbound Montecito Vista Drive and hit the man, identified by the Santa Clara County medical examiner’s office as Tuyen Vu.READ MORE: Storm Fronts March Through Bay Area; Massive Tree Topples In San Francisco Neighborhood
Vu was taken to a hospital and was pronounced dead a short while later, according to police.
The driver remained at the scene and cooperated with police, and neither drugs nor alcohol are believed to be factors in the crash.MORE NEWS: Fremont Police Arrest Suspect in Shooting Outside Nightclub; Second Suspect Still Wanted
Vu’s death marks the 10th vehicle-related fatality of the year on San Jose streets, according to police. Anyone with further information is asked to contact Detective Troy Sirmons at (408) 277-4645.