SAN JOSE (CBS SF/BCN) – A two-car crash in San Jose resulted in one person dying and two others being injured Wednesday morning, according to police.

The crash was reported at 8:07 a.m. in the area of South White Road and Almond Drive, just south of Tully Road in East San Jose.

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One person was pronounced dead at the scene while two others were taken to a hospital with moderate injuries, police said.

San Jose police said the investigation showed a 2002 GMC sports utility vehicle was traveling at a high rate of speed northbound on South White Road in the number 2 lane when it hit a 2003 Toyota minivan preparing to make a left-hand turn onto South White Road from Almond Drive.

The adult male driver of the Toyota was pronounced deceased at the scene, while an adult female passenger was taken to a local hospital with minor to moderate injuries. The driver’s identity was withheld until family members were notified.

The adult male driver of the GMC was taken to a hospital with injuries that were not life-threatening. Police said because of the excessive speed the GMC driver would be booked for vehicular manslaughter after being discharged from the hospital.

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It was the fourth fatal collision and the 4th victim of 2022, police said.

Anyone with information on the crash was urged to contact Detective O’Brien #3527 of the police department’s Traffic Investigations Unit at 408-277-4654.



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