Bus Driver Fatally Strikes One Male Pedestrian near Harvest Drive

WATSONVILLE, CA (November 7, 2022) – Friday night, Salvador Aguirre was killed and Terry Johnson was involved in a crash on Riverside Drive.

The incident happened at 9:48 p.m., near Harvest Drive in the city of Watsonville.

Officers say Johnson was driving a bus westbound and struck a male pedestrian for reasons currently unknown. Medics arrived and transported 43-year-old Aguirre, of Watsonville, to a nearby hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

Meanwhile, the bus driver remained at the scene and cooperated with the investigators.

A large portion of the roadway was temporarily shutdown to allow for cleanup and preliminary duties.

Those with further information regarding the Riverside Drive pedestrian crash are encouraged to contact Watsonville Officials as soon as possible. An active investigation is currently ongoing.

Sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Salvador Aguirre. Thoughts are with them during this very difficult time.

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