A 17-year-old boy who died Tuesday in a collision with an automobile in South San Jose has been identified as Anthony Garcia, according to the Santa Clara County medical examiner’s office.
San Jose police were called at 6:54 p.m. Tuesday about a person on a bike being struck by a car near the corner of Vista Park Drive and Branham Lane between Almaden Expressway and Guadalupe Parkway.
Anthony, a resident of San Jose, was transported to a local hospital but died soon thereafter of his injuries, according to police. The driver of the car involved in the collision cooperated with investigators, police said.
The Police Department’s traffic investigations unit is handling the probe into the accident, police said.
Anyone with information about the collision may call the department at (408) 277-4654.