A 41-year-old Palo Alto man who was jogging was struck and killed Saturday morning by a Chevy Tahoe SUV at the intersection of Sand Hill Road and Santa Cruz Avenue in Menlo Park, police report.
The man was identified as Amit Goutam Bagchi by the San Mateo County Coroner's Office.
The Menlo Park Police Department, the Menlo Park Fire Protection District and San Mateo County Sheriff's Office responded to the accident at about 6:45 a.m., about half an hour before sunrise.
Paramedics provided medical aid to Mr. Bagchi, who was found lying just east of the intersection, but he was pronounced dead at the scene.
The identity of the driver is not being released since this is an ongoing investigation, police said. The vehicle, a 1998 green Chevy Tahoe, was traveling east on Sand Hill Road, police said.
Sand Hill Road between Santa Cruz Avenue and Oak Avenue was closed for several hours while police investigated the accident. It reopened to traffic at 2 p.m.
Menlo Park police with the assistance of the South San Mateo County Accident Investigation Team is conducting the investigation to determine the cause of the accident.
Witnesses or others with information about this accident, including anyone who took photos or videos of the scene, are asked to call Corporal Nicholas Douglas at 650-330-6300 or the Menlo Park police anonymous tip line at 650-330-6395.