Pedestrian Fatally Struck by Motorist in San Jose
SAN JOSE, CA (December 6, 2018)– A man was fatally struck by a pickup truck while crossing Branham Lane near Saddlebrook Drive Wednesday night.
The fatal incident happened around 6:30 p.m. on Branham Lane, San Jose police Sgt. Enrique Garcia reported.
The unidentified victim was walking northbound across Branham Lane and was hit by an eastbound traveling 1997 Toyota Tacoma. The pedestrian died shortly after and was pronounced dead at the scene. Meanwhile, the driver of the pickup truck remained at the scene and was questioned by officers.
Police do not believe that drugs or alcohol played a role in the crash, which marks the 46th traffic fatality in San Jose.
As authorities investigate this incident, they are urging anyone with information to contact Detective Troy Sirmons at 408-277-4654.
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