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Pedestrian Killed in Hit-and-Run Crash in San Jose: Police

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A pedestrian was killed in a hit-and-run crash in San Jose just after 8 p.m. Sunday, according to San Jose police.

The incident happened in the area of South White Road and East Hills Drive. The pedestrian, who also was hit by two other vehicles, was declared dead at the scene, police said.

At about 8:05 p.m. Sunday, officers responded to the scene, and in their preliminary investigation found that a dark-colored SUV was driving northbound on South White Road and struck the pedestrian, who was crossing outside a marked crosswalk, police said.

A second vehicle, a Toyota SUV with an adult driver and two passengers, and a third vehicle, a GMC SUV with a solo driver, were following the first vehicle and also struck the pedestrian, police said.

The Toyota and GMC remained at the scene and cooperated with the investigation, but the first vehicle fled the scene, police said.

San Jose police said it was the city's first fatal traffic collision and first pedestrian fatality in 2022.

The identity of the victim was not released.

Anyone with information on this investigation is urged to contact Detective Templeman #3556 of the San José Police Department's Traffic Investigations Unit at 408-277-4654. Submit crime tips and remain anonymous by using the P3TIPS mobile app, calling the tip line at (408) 947-STOP, or on

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