San Jose police identify suspect in deadly hit-and-run that killed 2 women

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Friday, April 22, 2022
SJ police ID suspect in deadly hit-and-run that killed 2 women
San Jose police identify Jose Carrillo-Huizar as the suspect in deadly hit-and-run that killed 2 women on Ocala Avenue.

SAN JOSE, Calif. (KGO) -- The San Jose Police Department has identified the suspect in a hit-and-run crash that killed two women earlier this month.

Police say they are looking for Jose Carrillo-Huizar, 55, who is currently on the run. They're asking anyone who knows where he might be to call them immediately.

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On April 7, police say Carrillo-Huizar was driving down Ocala Ave. when he struck two women walking across the street in a marked crosswalk.

Immediately after the collision Carrillo-Huizar fled the scene and both women were taken to the hospital with major injuries.

Police say shortly after arriving both women died.

Investigators were able to track down Carrillo-Huizar's red pick-up truck. However, the whereabouts of Carrillo-Huizar are unknown.

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Anyone with information on this investigation is urged to contact Detective O'Brien #3527 of the San José Police Department's Traffic Investigations Unit at 408-277-4654.

Submit crime tips and remain anonymous by using the P3TIPS mobile app, calling the tip line at (408) 947-STOP, or on If the information you submit leads to an arrest, you are eligible for a cash reward from the Silicon Valley Crime Stoppers Program.

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