A pedestrian who was struck and killed by an SUV on northbound
Interstate Highway 880 in Fremont on Saturday night has been identified by
the Alameda County coroner’s bureau as 54-year-old New Jersey resident Shukal Kumar.
Kumar, a resident of Hillsborough, N.J., was struck shortly after
10:30 p.m. Saturday just north of Mowry Avenue, according to the California
Officers arrived and found the pedestrian had been struck by a
Toyota SUV and was pronounced dead at the scene, CHP officials said.
Alcohol is not considered to be a factor in the collision,
according to the CHP.
CHP officials were not immediately available this afternoon to say
why Kumar was on the roadway.