Pedestrian killed in San Jacinto intersection ID’d

SAN JACINTO – The coroner’s office Aug. 26, identified a 32-year-old pedestrian who was struck and killed by a vehicle while jaywalking in San Jacinto.

The crash happened at 10:29 p.m. Thursday when a Saturn sedan traveling south on State Street crossed De Anza Drive on a green light and struck Brian Johnson of San Jacinto as he crossed the intersection against the light, Riverside County Sheriff Sgt. Robert Himmelberg said.

Johnson was wearing dark clothing at the time of the crash.

He was pronounced dead at scene, according to the coroner’s report.

“The Saturn’s driver showed no symptoms of alcohol or drug use,” Himmelberg said.

The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department urged anyone with additional information regarding the crash to call Deputy Cortez at (951) 654-2702.

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