Crash in San Jose leaves pedestrian dead, driver returns to scene

San Jose police are investigating a crash that claimed the life of a pedestrian.

The collision occurred Saturday at 7:41 a.m. near North Jackson Avenue and Mather Drive, not far from the Regional Medical Center, according to SJPD.

Police said a man driving a Toyota SUV struck a man who was crossing outside any marked crosswalk. 

Witnesses said the SUV had a green light at the intersection.

The driver initially left the scene, drove a short distance away, and called 911 to report the collision, authorities said. He then returned to the scene, and cooperated with the investigation.

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The victim, whose name has not been released, died at the hospital.

This is the eighth fatal collision of 2022 in San Jose.

Anyone with information on this investigation is urged to contact SJPD at 408-277-4654.

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