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San Jose Police Searching for Driver in Fatal Hit-and-Run Involving Pedestrian

Vehicle involved is an early 2000s red SUV, possibly a Chevrolet Tahoe, police say

File image of a San Jose police car.
NBC Bay Area

A woman was hit and killed in San Jose early Friday morning, and the driver fled the scene, according to the police department.

At about 1:40 a.m., officers responded to a hit-and-run collision involving a pedestrian near the intersection of Tully Road and Kenoga Drive, police said.

The victim was taken to a local hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

Police are searching for the driver of an early 2000s red SUV, possibly a Chevrolet Tahoe, they said later Friday morning.

The 800 block of Tully Road was closed in both directions during the investigation, and police advised drivers to use alternate routes.

The fatal collision was the 31st on San Jose's streets this year, police said.

Bay City News contributed to this report.

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