San Jose police identify Jose Carrillo-Huizar as suspect in fatal hit-and-run that killed 2 women


SAN JOSE, Calif. (KGO) — The San Jose Police Department identified the suspect in a hit-and-run accident that killed two women earlier this month.

Police say they are looking for Jose Carrillo-Huizar, 55, who is currently at large. They ask anyone who knows where they might be to call them immediately.

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On April 7, police said Carrillo-Huizar was driving on Ocala Avenue when he hit two women crossing the street at a marked crosswalk.

Immediately after the collision, Carrillo-Huizar fled the scene and both women were taken to hospital with serious injuries.

According to the police, shortly after their arrival, the two women died.

Investigators were able to locate Carrillo-Huizar’s red van and it is now in custody.

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However, Carrillo-Huizar’s fate is unknown.

Anyone with information about this investigation is asked to contact Detective O’Brien #3527 of the San Jose Police Department’s Traffic Investigation Unit at 408-277-4654.

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