SAN JOSE, Calif. - San Jose police completed the preliminary investigation Wednesday into a traffic collision that killed a man late Tuesday night.
According to investigators, a black Chevrolet pickup truck struck the man as he was crossing Monterey Highway outside of a marked crosswalk. Officers were called to the scene at 11:24 p.m., shortly after the collision, and the injured pedestrian was taken to a local hospital, where he later died of his injuries. Police do not believe drugs or alcohol were a factor in the collision.
The Santa Clara County Coroner's Office plans to release the identity of the victim after confirming his identity and contacting next of kin.
Tuesday night's collision was the 30th of its kind in 2021 and the 11th to involve a pedestrian.
Anyone with information about the collision is encouraged to contact Det. Matt Templeman of the San Jose Police Department's Traffic Investigations Unit at (408) 277-4654 or submit a tip anonymously at (408) 947-STOP (7867) or https://svcrimestoppers.org/.