Santa Clara crash victim identified

January 24, 2009 12:13:56 PM PST
The Santa Clara County medical examiner's office Saturday released the identity of a 22-year-old man who died Thursday after being struck by a vehicle in Santa Clara last week.

Santosh Kumar Racherla, of San Jose, was struck by a vehicle at about 8:40 p.m. Jan. 16 in the area of El Camino Real and Scott Boulevard, according to the medical examiner's office.

He was pronounced dead at about 6:20 p.m. Thursday at the Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, the medical examiner's office reported.