Pedestrian killed in Milpitas identified as San Jose Man

MILPITAS (BCN) - A man struck and killed by a car in Milpitas early Friday morning has been identified as Michael Anthony Albert, a 26-year-old San Jose resident, according to police.

Officers responded to a report of a collision involving a pedestrian on northbound North Milpitas Boulevard at Berylwood Lane around 5:45 a.m. Friday, police said.

Arriving officers found the pedestrian, later identified as Albert, injured on the roadway. Emergency crews pronounced him dead at the scene.

The driver of the black Land Rover SUV involved in the collision remained at the scene and is cooperating with investigators.

Police said drugs and alcohol do not appear to be factors in the collision.

An Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District bus was nearby at the time and police have obtained video surveillance footage, which Hernandez said will be a "key factor" in the investigation.

Police are asking anyone who witnessed the collision to call (408) 586-2400 and ask for the traffic investigations unit.

Anonymous tips can also be made by calling (408) 586-2500 or by going to the Milpitas Police
Department website.