Pedestrian Fatally Struck by CHP Vehicle in Half Moon Bay Identified

A Burlingame man who died in a collision with a California Highway Patrol vehicle Saturday night north of Half Moon Bay has been identified by the San Mateo County coroner's office as 74-year-old Vicente Marquez.

The collision was first reported at 8:24 p.m. at 4210 state Highway 1, just outside of the Sam's Chowder House seafood restaurant.

The CHP vehicle was traveling north on Highway 1 when it struck Marquez, who was on foot.

Marquez was pronounced dead at the scene, CHP officials said.

Highway 1 was closed in both directions for about four hours as the collision was investigated.

Anyone with information about the case can contact CHP Officer Kurtis Waldschmidt at (650) 369-6261.

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