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Memorial service to be held for Palo Alto man fatally struck by car

Amit Goutam Bagchi, 41, died after being hit by SUV in Menlo Park

A memorial service is set for Thursday, Dec. 24, for a Palo Alto man who was struck and killed by an SUV on Saturday, Dec. 19, in Menlo Park, according to his family.

Amit Goutam Bagchi, 41, was jogging at the intersection of Sand Hill Road and Santa Cruz Avenue when he was hit by a Chevy Tahoe, according to police. Emergency responders and police were called at about 6:45 a.m. Bagchi was pronounced dead at the scene.

The memorial service will take place at 11 a.m. at Spangler Mortuary, 174 North Sunnyvale Ave., Sunnyvale, his sister said.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call Cpl. Nicholas Douglas at 650-330-6300 or the Menlo Park Police Department's anonymous tip line at 650-330-6395.

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