SAN JOSE, Calif. (KRON) — Two people were killed while trying to cross US-101 on foot early Sunday morning, according to California Highway Patrol. The victims were two San Jose residents — one man and one woman.
CHP said that at approximately 4:40 a.m., the pedestrians were crossing US-101 southbound from the center median to the right shoulder. They were hit by a 2021 Toyota, and both of them sustained fatal injuries.
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The victims’ names will be released once they are positively identified and their families are notified. Anyone with information is asked to call CHP’s San Jose office at (408) 961-0900.
There was another fatal crash in San Jose on Saturday night when a truck collided with a billboard pillar. Police said the driver was displaying “objective symptoms of alcohol influence” and was arrested on suspicion of DUI and vehicular manslaughter.