CHP patrol car strikes, kills 74-year-old pedestrian near Half Moon Bay

REDWOOD CITY (KRON) — A 74-year-old man was hit and killed by a California Highway Patrol car just north of Half Moon Bay Saturday night, according to CHP.

Around 8:24 p.m. Redwood City CHP units responded to the accident on Highway 1 south of Capistrano Rd.

“It appears the CHP vehicle was traveling northbound on SR-1 when it collided with a 74-year-old Filipino male pedestrian,” CHP said.

The pedestrian suffered fatal injuries as a result of this collision, and was pronounced dead at the scene by emergency personnel.

Highway 1 was closed in both directions for about four hours during the on-scene investigation.

If you have any information on this collision please contact Officer Kurtis Waldschmidt at (650) 369-6261.

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