PALO ALTO, Calif. (KRON) — A pedestrian died Tuesday after a car crash, and authorities are looking for witnesses in the collision, the Palo Alto Police Department announced in a press release. The crash happened a day earlier around 10:24 a.m. at Charleston Road and Commercial Street.
A Ford F-150 pickup truck was turning right onto Charleston Road and struck the victim, a man in his 80s, who then hit his head on the pavement, the release said. Police said the man was struck in an unmarked crosswalk.
The driver of the Ford, a man in his sixties, stayed at the scene and cooperated with the police investigation. As of Wednesday afternoon, neither drugs nor alcohol appears to be a factor in the crash, according to police.
Police did not release the victim’s identity nor the driver’s.
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Palo Alto police are asking that anyone who may have witnessed the collision contact their 24-hour dispatch center at 650-329-2413. Anonymous tips can be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or sent via text message or voicemail to 650-383-8984.