Update: Sunday 8:40 a.m. By Bay City News A pedestrian was killed on southbound state Highway 17 near
Pasatiempo Drive Saturday morning when he stepped into the road, according to
the California Highway Patrol.
The unidentified male pedestrian was walking on the eastern edge
of the highway just north of Pasatiempo around 4:20 a.m. when he stepped into
the roadway for an unknown reason, according to CHP Officer Gavin Hansen.
He was struck by a gold Hyundai Sonata driven by a 30-year-old
Scotts Valley man, Hansen said.
The pedestrian died of his injuries at the scene.
remains under investigation.
Original story: Saturday 10:00 a.m.
The California Highway Patrol is investigating a collision on
state Highway 17 in Santa Cruz early this morning that left one person dead.
The collision occurred around 4:20 a.m. on southbound Highway 17
near the Pasatiempo Overcrossing, according to the CHP.