Hit-and-Run on Kavanaugh Drive near Kirkwood Court Resulted in One Death

EAST PALO ALTO, CA (August 1, 2023) – Friday evening, a hit-and-run on Kavanaugh Drive claimed the life of a male pedestrian.

The crash happened at around 10:30 p.m. at the 1400 block of Kavanaugh Drive near Kirkwood Court.

At this time, the circumstances that led up to the collision remain unclear. However, police said the incident was being investigated for hit-and-run.

Furthermore, officials added that the victim “may have been crossing the street” prior to the crash.

A witness from the scene claimed that the victim was a man in his 20s. According to the police, authorities are still trying to determine the identity of the driver involved.

The name of the deceased victim is currently undisclosed to the public. East Palo Alto Officials are encouraging anyone with information to leave an anonymous voicemail at (650) 409-6792.


The team at Sweet James sends their sincere sympathies to the family and friends of the victim. Their thoughts are with them during this very difficult time.


Losing someone in a hit-and-run crash is always a traumatic experience for the surviving family. At Sweet James, they understand that the death of a loved one can leave a lasting impact on your emotional and financial well-being, and they are here to help. Their wrongful death attorneys understand that the legal issues impose challenges to those involved. Let them help you through the legal process so that you can focus on the welfare of your family. Call their office today at 1-800-900-0000 to arrange a free and confidential case evaluation.

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