FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

Author: PIO Margo Rohrbacher
Date: January 15, 2012 12:00 PM
Case Number: SR12-0337

Pedestrian Killed in Traffic Collision

San Rafael, CA – January 15, 2012.  A pedestrian was killed last night while crossing Second Street in downtownSan Rafael. 

On Saturday, January 14th at 9:34 p.m. officers responded to an auto versus pedestrian collision in the intersection of Second and G Streets. The pedestrian, a 49 year old San Rafael resident, was crossing Second Street when he was struck by a vehicle traveling eastbound on Second Street.  He was pronounced dead at the scene by San Rafael Fire Department paramedics.   The vehicle, a 2001 Saab, was driven by a 90 year old female who is also a San Rafael resident.  The driver was returning home from a visit with family members and was the solo occupant of the car.  She was not injured and there was no indication she had been drinking. 

SRPD conducted a preliminary investigation with the Coroner's Investigator at the scene.  The department’s Major Accident Investigation Team (MAIT) will continue their investigation on Monday. 

Anyone who witnessed this collision is asked to contact San Rafael Police at 415.485.3000.

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Last Modified: January 15, 2012 12:30 EST (by Rohrbacher)










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