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Southbound Highway 101 Auto-Pedestrian Collision Fatality - Identity Released

The decedent has been positively identified as:                                                                             

Raymond Dominick TRIOLA, a 60-year-old male from San Rafael, CA.

On Wednesday March 16, 2022, at approximately 0345 hours, a collision involving a pedestrian being struck by a box truck was reported to 9-1-1- having occurred on southbound highway 101 just south of Manuel T Freitas Parkway in San Rafael, near an elevated overcrossing.  For reasons unknown and remain under investigation, the subject was observed standing in the #1 lane of the highway facing traffic when he tragically was struck by a vehicle travelling southbound at highway speeds. The subject sustained multiple blunt impact injuries because of the collision and immediately became unresponsive and unconscious.  Shortly after, First Responders arrived on the scene and discovered the subject in cardiopulmonary arrest with physiologic signs of death present; death was pronounced without resuscitative aid provided.  

The decedent has been positively identified as:                                                                             

Raymond Dominick TRIOLA, a 60-year-old male from San Rafael, CA.

A forensic postmortem examination with toxicology testing will be completed on Friday, March 18, 2022.  The cause and manner of death will be pending the conclusion of the investigations being completed by the California Highway Patrol – Marin Division and the Marin County Sheriff’s Office - Coroner Division.  No further information will be released by the Coroner Division at this time, as this is an active and ongoing investigation.  Any further questions regarding the incident should be directed to the California Highway Patrol – Marin Division.

The Marin County Sheriff’s Office and personnel of the Coroner Division offers our sincerest condolences to the family and friends of Mr. Triola.


Roger G. Fielding

Chief Deputy Coroner