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SJPD Is Asking for the Public's Help Locating a Truck Wanted in a Fatal Hit-and-Run
Filed under Press Release, on 11/21/2019 4:21:00 PM by Author: Officer Gina Tepoorten #3103.

TYPE OF CRIME: Fatal Hit-and-Run Traffic Collision CASE NUMBER: 19-325-0107
LOCATION: 1500 block of Old Bayshore Highway, San Jose
 
 
VICTIM: Withheld  AGE: 71 Years
ADDRESS: San Jose Resident


SUSPECT: Unknown

Suspect Vehicle: Large white commercial truck, possibly a sewage truck.  

 

San Jose, Calif. - The San Jose Police Department is investigating a fatal hit-and-run traffic collision.  On Thursday, November 21, 2019 at about 5:45 a.m., San Jose police officers responded to a report of a male lying in the roadway in the 1500 block of Old Bayshore Highway in San Jose.  When officers arrived on scene they located the deceased male victim.   

The preliminary investigation revealed that a large white truck was traveling westbound on Old Bayshore Highway when it struck the victim who was riding his bike in the same direction on Old Bayshore Highway.  After the collision, the truck fled the scene.  The truck is being described as a large white commercial, possibly a sewage truck.  There is no description of the driver at this time

The identity of the victim will be released by the Santa Clara County Coroner’s Office after they confirm the victim’s identity and notify next of kin. This is the City’s 47th fatal collision, and 49th victim of 2019. Anyone with information on this investigation is urged to contact Detective Eliseo Malvido of the San Jose Police Department's Traffic Investigations Unit at 408-277-4654.

Persons wishing to remain anonymous may either call the Crime Stoppers Tip Line, (408) 947-STOP (7867), or click the "Submit a Tip" link below. Persons providing information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspect may be eligible for a cash reward from the Silicon Valley Crime Stoppers.

 

BY: Officer Gina Tepoorten #3103 AUTHORIZED BY: Lt.Paul Joseph #3148 
DATE: 11/21/19 TIME: 4:10 PM DATE: 11/21/19 TIME: 4:10 PM


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