Pedestrian Struck and Killed by Vehicle near Ventu Park Road
THOUSAND OAKS, CA (October 21, 2018) – A man died in a pedestrian crash on Highway 101, late Friday evening. The deceased victim was only identified as a man in his 50s. His name and place of residence were not immediately released, pending notification of family members.
According to officials with the California Highway Patrol, the collision took place at approximately 10:37 PM, near Ventu Park Road.
The man was reportedly walking across the street when he was hit by a minivan. Thousand Oaks Police Department officers stated that he was not in a designated crosswalk when the incident happened. He suffered injuries and was taken by ambulance to a local hospital, where he was later pronounced dead by medical staff.
The 54-year-old driver of the vehicle was not injured in the crash and remained at the scene to cooperate with the authorities. The collision remains under investigation by the department’s traffic bureau, and no charges have been filed at this time.
Further details have not been disclosed to the public, as the investigation continues.
Sincere sympathies to the family and friends of the deceased victim. Our thoughts are with the bereaved loved ones during this very difficult time. May he rest in peace.
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