Updated: Pedestrian Struck, Killed on Delta Road in Knightsen

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At 7:39 pm Wednesday, the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District and AMR responded to a report of a traffic crash in the 1400 block of Delta Road in the Knightsen.

Upon arrival, AMR determined one subject was deceased.

Preliminary information was that this was a vehicle versus pedestrian where a subject was walking along Delta Road.

No further information has been released.

Update by CHP (Jan 18)

FATAL PEDESTRIAN COLLISION in Knightsen

On 1/17/18 at about 7:37pm, Contra Costa CHP was advised of a vehicle vs. pedestrian traffic collision at Delta Road and Curlew Connex in Knightsen. Upon CHP and emergency personnel arrival, it was determined that a 1999 Isuzu Rodeo hit a pedestrian that was in the roadway. The 56yr old male pedestrian of Oakley was pronounced deceased at the scene and the driver of the Isuzu remained on scene.

In the initial investigation, it appears that the solo male driver of the Isuzu was traveling westbound on Delta Road just west of Curlew Connex at 40 mph. The area has low visibility and is dark without any streetlights. The pedestrian was in the roadway as the Isuzu approached and by the time the driver of the Isuzu saw the pedestrian, it was too late and collided into him. The male pedestrian sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased on scene. The 28yr old male driver from Georgia remained on scene and was cooperative in the investigation.

Alcohol or drugs are not a factor in this collision is still under investigation. If anyone witnessed it or the events leading up to it, please contact Contra Costa CHP in Martinez, (925) 646-4980. Thank you

CHP Log:

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9:41 PM5[45] [CHP] has closed their incident [180117GG03210]
7:54 PM4[28] COCO SO REQ CHP ETA
7:49 PM3[23] 1039 OAKLEY PD
7:39 PM2[6] HE WAS STANDING IN THE MIDDLE OF RDWY WHEN HE WAS HIT
7:38 PM1[1] VEH VS PED
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