SAN JOSE (CBS SF) — A man crossing a darkened San Jose street was fatally struck late Friday night, the sixth pedestrian to die this year in the South Bay city.
San Jose police said the deadly collision took place at approximately 9:21 p.m. in the area of Monterey Highway and Valleyhaven Way.READ MORE: Oakland City Council Votes to Defund Police, Stripping More Than $17M from Department Budget
Officers arriving on the scene found an adult male down on the street and a driver nearby.
Investigators said the man was crossing Monterey Highway, outside of a marked crosswalk, when he was struck by a dark grey 2020 Jeep Wrangler traveling in a northbound direction.READ MORE: Firefighters at Scene of Morgan Hill Gas Leak; Some Evacuations Ordered
The pedestrian was pronounced deceased at the scene. His identity will be released by the Santa Clara County Coroner’s Office after notification of the man’s next of kin.
The driver of the Jeep remained at the scene and cooperated with the traffic investigation.MORE NEWS: Project Home: East Bay Startup Aims To Solve Housing Crunch With 3-D Printing Technology
Anyone with information on this investigation is urged to contact Detective Bowen #4461 of the San José Police Department’s Traffic Investigations Unit at 408-277-4654.