Cupertino, California (October 1, 2019) – A pedestrian died and another is in critical condition after being hit by a car in Cupertino on Tuesday.

According to a local news source, the deadly auto-pedestrian accident happened at Rancho San Antonio County Park.

A vehicle is reported to have struck two pedestrians in the area for unknown reasons.

One pedestrian sustained serious injuries and was transported to a local hospital. Sadly, the patient died while undergoing treatment.

A second pedestrian was treated at the scene and released.

The motorist reportedly fled the scene but was later located and arrested.

No further information was provided.              

An investigation to determine the cause of the accident is underway.