SAN JOSE, Calif. - A pedestrian was killed on Monday in San Jose after being struck while he was walking in a crosswalk, the San Jose Police Department said.
Officers were called to the area of Jackson Avenue and the southbound Interstate Highway 680 on-ramp at approximately 7 a.m. on reports of a collision.
According to police, a woman driving a 2011 Toyota sedan was traveling northbound on Jackson Avenue and was making a left turn onto the I-680 ramp when her car struck a man who was walking southbound in the crosswalk of the on-ramp. The man sustained major injuries and was pronounced dead at a local hospital.
The pedestrian's identity has not yet been released, nor has the identity of the driver.
SJPD said this is the first pedestrian death of the year.