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CrimeMilpitas Resident Struck and Killed by Vehicle

Milpitas Resident Struck and Killed by Vehicle

Sad news for Milpitas yesterday:

At around 8 in the morning, on February 21, at California Circle’s 1600 Block (where that street meets Dixon Landing Road), an 84-year-old Milpitas resident was crossing a crosswalk when a vehicle drove in and struck him.

Milpitas Police and Fire Department personnel were fast to the scene. Paramedics drove the fallen pedestrian to nearby hospital, where he passed away.

The vehicle was a white 2015 Ford F150 pickup truck. Behind the wheel was a 56-year-old man from Moreno Valley. According to police, the accident does not appear to have involved drugs or alcohol.

The driver’s been cooperating with the police. Meanwhile, the police are seeking witnesses.

Those with tips can give the MPD a call: (408) 586-2400. If you prefer anonymity, phone the Crime Tip Hotline: (408) 586-2500. The MPD’s website is available for leaving tips, too: http://www.ci.milpitas.ca.gov/crimetip

 

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Eric Shapiro
Eric Shapiro
Eric Shapiro is a writer & filmmaker. As a screenwriter, he’s won a Fade In Award and written numerous feature films in development by companies including WWE, Mandalay Sports Media, Game1, and Select Films. He is also the resident script doctor for Rebel Six Films (producers of A&E’s “Hoarders”). As a journalist, Eric’s won a California Journalism Award and is co-owner and editor of The Milpitas Beat, a Silicon Valley newspaper with tens of thousands of monthly readers that has won the Golden Quill Award as well as the John Swett Award for Media Excellence. As a filmmaker, Eric’s directed award-winning feature films that have premiered at the Fantasia Film Festival, Fantastic Fest, and Shriekfest, and been endorsed by PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals). Eric’s apocalyptic novella “It’s Only Temporary” appears next to Mary Shelley’s “Frankenstein” on Nightmare Magazine’s list of the 100 Best Horror Novels of All Time. He lives in Northern California with his wife, Rhoda, and their two sons.

1 COMMENT

  1. This accident was most likely caused by carelessness on the driver’s part. I see it all the time. People coming out of streets where they have the stop signs go ahead and pull out in front of me who has the right of way is one example.

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