Driver dies in early morning hit-and-run crash in San Jose – CBS San Francisco
SAN JOSE (CBS SF) – One person had died and a hit-and-run suspect on the run in a high-speed crash Saturday morning at the San Jose intersection, authorities said.
San Jose Police said officers responded to a traffic accident call in the McKee Road and 33rd Street area at 2:32 a.m.
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Investigators said a black 2015 Infinity sedan was heading north on 33rd Street at high speed, with a red light signal on McKee Road. The Infinity struck a black 2007 Honda sedan traveling eastbound on McKee Road.
The adult driver of the Honda was thrown from the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene. The Infinity driver fled on foot and remained on the run.
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This was the 29th fatal collision and the 30th victim in San José this year.
The identity of the victim will be released by the Santa Clara County Coroner’s Office after confirming the identity of the victim and notifying the next of kin.
Anyone with information on this investigation is asked to contact Detective O’Brien # 3527 of the Traffic Investigation Unit of the San José Police Department at 408-277-4654.
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Those who wish to remain anonymous can either call the Crime Stoppers whistleblower line at (408) 947-STOP (7867) or click on the “Submit a Whistleblower” link at the link below. Individuals providing information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspect may be eligible for a Silicon Valley Crime Stoppers cash reward.