SAN JOSE -- A man hit by a vehicle at Tully Road and Vista Verde Drive on Saturday died at the hospital the next day, becoming the city's first fatality involving an automobile and a pedestrian in 2014.

San Jose police said Peter Reynoso, 69, was hit around 6:22 p.m. at the intersection, and the driver of the automobile stopped at the scene and cooperated with authorities. Drugs and alcohol are not believed to be factors in the crash.

Reynoso was pronounced dead around 5:39 p.m. Sunday.

While it was the first pedestrian-related traffic fatality in San Jose's jurisdiction, another man was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver near the Jackson Street ramp on Interstate 680 late Friday, according to the California Highway Patrol.

Last year was particularly dangerous for bicyclists and pedestrians in San Jose, with 26 traffic fatalities. It was the highest total since 1997, and the most in any Bay Area city.

Contact Eric Kurhi at 408-920-5852. Follow him at Twitter.com/erickurhi.



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