SAN JOSE (CBS SF) — A pedestrian was killed in San Jose overnight after being hit by a car, police said.
The incident happened at around 2:27 a.m. at McKee Road and Jose Figueres Ave. between Regional Medical Center and the Chinese Cultural Garden.READ MORE: Weather Service: Slight Chance Of Dry Lightning In Bay Area Early Next Week
San Jose police said the elderly male pedestrian was standing in the eastbound lanes of McKee Road, outside of a crosswalk, when he was hit by a white 2020 Subaru sedan. The unidentified victim died at a hospital, police said, correcting an earlier report that he died at the scene.
The Subaru’s driver remained on scene and cooperated with the investigation. Police said drugs or alcohol were not a factor in the collision.READ MORE: Remains of Pearl Harbor Attack Casualty Identified as Sailor From Stockton
Eastbound McKee Rd. was closed to traffic for several hours from Jose Figueres to Jackson Ave. during the investigation.
The incident was the 27th fatal traffic collision in San Jose in 2021, and 28th victim. It was also the 10th pedestrian death of the year.MORE NEWS: Arrest Made In Fatal Weekend Shooting Outside Walnut Creek Nightclub
Anyone with information on this investigation was urged to contact Detective Bowen #4461 of the San José Police Department’s Traffic Investigations Unit at 408-277-4654.