Pedestrian struck and killed by truck in Santa Rosa

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A man was killed after being hit by a truck in Santa Rosa on Wednesday. 

According to the Santa Rosa Police Department, the crash occurred on the 500 block of Sebastopol Road shortly after noon. 

Police investigation reveals that a pedestrian was crossing Sebastopol Road when he was hit by a black 2013 Chevrolet Silverado. 

The victim was pronounced dead at a local hospital. He was described as a white man estimated to be in his 30s. 

The driver of the truck was a 70-year-old Santa Rosa resident. They remained and cooperated with the police. 

The cause of the collision has not yet been determined. SRPD is asking for the community’s help as it gathers information. Anyone with information is asked to contact SRPD’s Riley Howard at (707) 543-8541 or by email at rhoward@srcity.org.


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