Pedestrian Walking on Highway 101 in Gilroy Fatally Struck by Vehicle
GILROY, CA (December 7, 2021) – A man was killed in a pedestrian accident on Highway 101 near the truck scales in Gilroy on Saturday evening.
The accident happened around 8:45 p.m. on December 4 just between East San Martin Avenue and Masten Avenue. According to the California Highway Patrol, the male pedestrian was walking northbound in the second lane of the highway and was carrying a white bag.
For unknown reasons, a vehicle struck the man. The impact caused the victim fatal injuries and he died at the scene.
The Santa Clara County Coroner’s Office will release the man’s identity once family members are notified.
At this time, an investigation into this fatal accident is underway.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the victim.
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