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Pedestrian struck and killed on U.S. 101

Original post made on Jun 8, 2011

A pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle on U.S. Highway 101 in Palo Alto this morning.The California Highway Patrol is investigating.

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Posted by Jeff
a resident of Midtown
on Jun 8, 2011 at 11:54 am

Poor Mr. Munoz. What a horrific experience for him. Of course I also feel for the man who died.


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Posted by So sad
a resident of South of Midtown
on Jun 8, 2011 at 2:40 pm

It is illegal to walk on 101. The man must have been confused about where he was or perhaps his car broke down? How terrible for everyone involved.

Deepest condolences.


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Posted by Bob
a resident of Palo Alto Orchards
on Jun 8, 2011 at 2:41 pm

More of this will happen I think. The world is getting harder to live in. Hopeless times are ahead I think.


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Posted by moi
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Jun 8, 2011 at 3:38 pm

Mr. Munoz,

I am so very sorry.


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Posted by JW
a resident of Mountain View
on Jun 8, 2011 at 3:52 pm

He came through the window? What a horrible, horrible night for the driver. That image will haunt him.
I'm sorry for the dead man too, but I'd guess it was suicide or drunkenness and therefore feel worse for the driver


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Posted by musical
a resident of Palo Verde
on Jun 8, 2011 at 7:16 pm

Another reminder to always stay alert, fasten that seatbelt, and expect the unexpected, even on a freeway. I've hit pot-holes, pieces of tire, and other debris at night, invisible to headlights. Which technically means I am driving too fast for conditions. In no way am I placing any blame on the driver, but I'll bet he is second guessing himself and wishing his reaction time had been a few milliseconds quicker.


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Posted by No Hope
a resident of Community Center
on Jun 9, 2011 at 5:01 am

Hopelessness :-(


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Posted by Get help
a resident of Meadow Park
on Jun 10, 2011 at 5:16 am

If you really feel hopeless, this is a severe depression.

Please go to someone who loves you, or if you can't think of anyone ( a symptom of depression), go to your clergy or rabbi or whoever, or the county Mental Health clinic, or your doctor.
..

anyone, just go and tell your hopelessness and get help.


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