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Drivers in Fatal Crash in San Mateo Cooperating With Police

Investigators are working to determine whether criminal charges will be filed, including the hit-and-run aspect, and any criminal responsibility for the fatal collision.

The pedestrian fatally struck in a collision early Monday in San Mateo has been identified as a 58-year-old man, according to  the San Mateo Police Department. 

Police say the victim's residence is still under investigation, and they are working to determine whether he may have come from a nearby homeless encampment. He was not in a marked crosswalk at the time of the collision. 

The incident occurred Monday at about 6:15 a.m. on El Camino Real near the Highway 92 interchange.

Police say the reported missing second vehicle, originally reported as a white Buick, has been identified as a white Toyota, driven by a 67-year-old San Mateo man. The Toyota is being examined by traffic investigators. 

The driver of the other car, a black Honda, is a 35-year-old man from San Francisco. Police say both drivers are now cooperating with SMPD. 

Investigators are working to determine whether criminal charges will be filed, including the hit-and-run aspect, and any criminal responsibility for the fatal collision.

All fatal traffic investigations handled by SMPD Traffic are forwarded to the District Attorney's Office upon completion for final decision on any appropriate charges. 

All traffic closures for this investigation have been reopened. 

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