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Collision kills man near freeway in East Palo Alto

Police Department looking to speak with witnesses

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A man died in collision with a car in an East Palo Alto neighborhood just north of U.S. Highway 101 on Friday night, police said in a community update issued Wednesday.

The San Mateo County Coroner's Office identified him as 52-year-old Graig Maurice Houston, a transient.

Officers responded to a reported collision between a car and a pedestrian shortly before 9:10 p.m. at Oakwood Drive and East Bayshore Road, about four blocks away from University Avenue, police said.

The pedestrian died from their injuries, according to police. The driver stayed at the scene and cooperated with officers.

The police department is investigating the collision with help from the South County Major Accident Investigations Team, made up of police officers from East Palo Alto, Menlo Park and Atherton. Anyone who witnessed the incident is asked to call East Palo Alto police Cmdr. Mike Stasko at 650-853-3145.


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