SAN JOSE, Calif. (KRON) — A pedestrian and a dog died after a hit-and-run Sunday evening, the San Jose Police Department announced on Twitter. The hit-and-run also involved a child who was transported to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. It happened near Blossom Hill Road and Leigh Avenue around 6:50 p.m.

Police originally said the incident involved a bicyclist but later clarified that it was a pedestrian.

Police said a 2000 Honda sedan possibly driven by a female was traveling west on Blossom Hill Road when it hit the woman, her daughter and their dog, who were crossing the street.

The woman died at the scene — despite officers attempting life-saving measures to save the individual, SJPD said. The child was taken to the hospital for treatment of minor injuries. The dog was also killed.

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This was San Jose’s fifth fatal traffic collision, sixth traffic death and the fourth pedestrian fatality of 2023, officials said. The hit-and-run comes about four hours after a stabbing in San Jose.

The victim’s name has not been released. Anyone with information on this investigation is urged to contact Detective Bowen #4461 of the San José Police Department’s Traffic Investigations Unit at or 408-277-4654.