San Jose police release photo of vehicle in fatal collision with pedestrian in January

SAN JOSE — Investigators released a surveillance camera image Friday of a vehicle involved in a fatal collision with a pedestrian in January, hoping someone will recognize it and provide information leading to the driver’s arrest.

The suspect vehicle may be a 2001 to 2004 green Toyota Tacoma, extended cab, two-wheel drive model, pictured below.


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Anyone with information was asked to contact Detective Aldinger #4183 of the San Jose Police Traffic Investigation Unit at or call 408-277-4654.

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The deadly collision occurred on January 7 at approximately 8:30 p.m. Responding to 911 calls, officers discovered a pedestrian on the roadway in the Senter Road and Capitol Expressway area.

The preliminary investigation revealed that the extended cab truck was traveling north on Senter Road in lane No. 1 just north of the intersection with Capitol Expressway when it struck an adult male pedestrian crossing the road.

The pedestrian was outside a marked zebra crossing. He was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries. Unfortunately, the man succumbed to his injuries a week later. His identity was not released.

The man was the third fatal accident involving a pedestrian in 2022 in San Jose.

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