Woman fatally struck by utility vehicle on San Jose sidewalk

(KRON) — A woman was walking along a Saratoga Avenue sidewalk in San Jose when a vehicle struck her Saturday afternoon, police said. The pedestrian suffered fatal injuries and she died at a nearby hospital.

According to police, a Volkswagen utility vehicle was backing out of a driveway in reverse when it collided into the woman at 2:09 p.m. The utility vehicle driver remained at the accident scene and cooperated with police, the San Jose Police Department said.

The identity of the victim will be released by the Santa Clara County Coroner’s Office after the coroner notifies her family.

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Anyone with information on this incident is urged to contact Detective Bowen of the San Jose Police Department’s Traffic Investigations Unit at 4461@sanjoseca.gov or 408-277-4654.

Five pedestrians have been killed in traffic collisions around San Jose in 2024.

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