Man, 22, fatally struck by car after exiting bus in San Jose

SAN JOSE (KRON) — A 22-year-old man was killed Saturday night after being struck by a vehicle in East San Jose, police said.

Police responded at around 6:40 p.m. to a report of a traffic accident involving a pedestrian at South King Road and Waverly Avenue, near the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority bus stop.

After a preliminary investigation, officers determined the victim had exited a bus, then ran behind the bus and onto the roadway. He was struck by a black 1997 BMW traveling south on South King Road, according to police.

The victim was transported to a hospital where he later died, police said.

This is San Jose’s 52nd fatal traffic accident this year, according to police.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Kelvin Pham at (408) 277-4654.

South King Road and Waverly Avenue, Google Maps
South King Road and Waverly Avenue, Google Maps

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