SAN JOSE, Calif. (KRON) — The San Jose Police Department is at the scene of a deadly collision involving a pedestrian and a garbage truck early Tuesday morning.
Police responded to the fatal collision at 3:23 a.m. in the 40 block of S. Jackson Avenue near Interstate 680 and Alum Rock Avenue. The incident happened in the parking lot of Jackson Square. The pedestrian, an adult male, was pronounced deceased at the scene.
The name of the victim has not been released at this time.
The garbage truck’s driver remained at the scene and is cooperating with investigators, according to San Jose PD.
Traffic in the area may be impacted, and authorities are advising drivers to avoid the area during the investigation into the crash.
This is the second pedestrian death in San Jose in the past 24 hours and the third in four days. On Monday morning, a man was struck by a vehicle at Willow Street and Meridian Avenue and later was pronounced deceased at the hospital, according to police.