Pedestrian Killed in San Jose Traffic Collision

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    San Jose police are investigating a traffic collision that left a pedestrian dead.

    The collision was reported at about 7 p.m. Friday in the area of Monterey Road and Phelan Avenue. Police said a pedestrian in a wheelchair and the driver of a vehicle hit head on in the collision.

    The pedestrian was pronounced deceased at the scene, police said.

    The driver is cooperating with the investigation and police said alcohol does not appear to be a factor.

    Bicyclist Dead After Collision With Vehicle in San Jose

    [BAY] Bicyclist Dead After Collision With Vehicle in San Jose
    A bicyclist died late Tuesday after a collision with a vehicle, according to San Jose police. George Kiriyama reports.

    No other information is being released at this time.

    Friday's collision marks San Jose's 41st traffic fatality of 2013, and the 26th vehicle vs. pedestrian fatality of the year.

    San Jose Pedestrian Fatalities By Year: (Source: SJPD)

    • 2013 - 26 (Year-to-date)
    • 2012 - 12
    • 2011 - 20
    • 2010 - 7
    • 2009 - 14
    • 2008 - 16