60-year-old pedestrian fatally struck on Richmond Parkway

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A 60-year-old man was fatally struck by a vehicle on Richmond Parkway Tuesday night, according to the California Highway Patrol.

CHP was called to the parkway just south of Pittsburg Avenue at about 5:25 p.m. and learned the man was struck by a Toyota Tacoma in the southbound lanes. The man, whose identity wasn’t immediately available, died at the scene.

“Our preliminary investigation has the pedestrian crossing from the center divider to the sidewalk, directly in front of the Toyota Tacoma,” the CHP said. “The driver of the Tacoma tried to avoid the pedestrian, but was unable to stop before striking him in the #2 lane of Richmond Parkway. The driver of the Tacoma remained on scene and is fully cooperating with our investigation.”

Alcohol and or drugs are not believed to be a factor, and the collision is still under investigation. Anyone with information regarding the collision is asked to contact the Oakland CHP Office at 510-457-2875.