On 10/06/2016, at approximately 11:15pm, an adult male pedestrian
walking across Second Street between Tamalpais Ave and Hetherton Street in San Rafael was
struck by an oncoming vehicle headed eastbound on Second Street. The pedestrian sustained visible traumatic
injuries and his death was subsequently pronounced on scene at 11:24pm. The San Rafael Police Department is
conducting the investigation into the collision.
The deceased pedestrian
has been identified by the Coroner Division of the Marin County Sheriff’s
Office as Melvin Andre Pete, a 40-year-old male resident of San Rafael.
The cause and manner of
death are under active investigation, and a post mortem forensic examination
has been scheduled to aid in the determination of the cause of death. Results of the examination will be pended for
toxicology testing and the conclusion of San Rafael Police Department’s
investigation. No further information
will be released by the Coroner Division at this time. Further inquiry into the
circumstances of the collision should be directed to the San Rafael Police
Chief Deputy Coroner