Vehicle strikes, kills 79-year-old pedestrian
Police are investigating a collision Saturday morning in Palo Alto that killed a man.
Dispatchers received a call at 7:30 a.m. of a collision between a vehicle and a pedestrian in the 800 block of Embarcadero Road.
Police and firefighters responded and found a man in his 80s unconscious and suffering from major injuries.
The man was pronounced dead, according to police. The driver escaped injury and cooperated with officers.
A traffic accident reconstruction team is investigation the cause of the collision. Police said it does not appear drugs or alcohol played a part.
The driver has been neither cited nor arrested.
Anyone with more information about the collision is urged to call dispatch at (650) 329-2413.
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