On September 5, 2017 at approximately 2035
hours, emergency calls were received reporting a body was down on the ground at
northbound Highway-101, at the Smith Ranch Road off ramp. Personnel from the California Highway Patrol,
Marin County Sheriff’s Office, San Rafael Fire Department, and San Rafael
Police Department responded to the scene, which was the off ramp lane, near the
vehicle entrance to the bus pad. The man
was transported to Kaiser San Rafael and passed away shortly after, despite
The decedent has been identified as
Haiyuan ZHU, a
66-year-old male resident of San Francisco, CA.
Mr. Zhu sustained injuries consistent with
being struck by a vehicle; however, there were no vehicles stopped in the area. We are asking for the public’s assistance if
someone may have seen a collision prior to the emergency calls.
A post mortem examination and
toxicology testing have been scheduled. The cause and manner of death will be
pending toxicology results and the conclusion of the investigation by the Marin
County Sheriff’s Office – Coroner Division, and the California Highway Patrol. No
further information will be released by the Coroner Division at this time, as
this is an active investigation. Any further questions regarding the
incident should be directed to the California Highway Patrol – Marin Area: Officer
Andrew Barclay / 415-407-3924
The Marin County Sheriff’s
Office and personnel of the Coroner Division offers our condolences to the
family and friends of Mr. Zhu.