Pickup Hits Pedestrian in La Placita Tropicana Shopping Center
SAN JOSE, Calif. (Oct. 12, 2020) — A man standing near a food truck was killed when a pickup struck him in the parking lot at the La Placita Tropicana Shopping Center at Story and King Roads in San Jose.
The woman told authorities she accidentally accelerated into a food truck when she hit the gas pedal instead of the brake while parking at the shopping center.
The fatal San Jose crash was reported at 6:09 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 11th at Story and King roads, according to East Bay Times.
The San Jose police issued a news release that stated the driver of a 2009 Ford F-150 pickup truck was attempting to park her pickup truck when she struck a man standing near a food truck.
Paramedics responded and rushed the injured man to the hospital where he died early Monday morning.
The Santa Clara County Medical Examiner-Coroner’s Office has not yet identified the victim.
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