SFPD Make Arrest in Fatal Traffic Collision (17-114)

Booking photo of Devon Radel

On August 1, 2017, San Francisco Police officers responded to Harney Way and Executive Park Boulevard in the Bayview District on the report of a traffic collision. Upon arrival, the officers found a vehicle had collided with a pedestrian who was jogging on the sidewalk. The victim, a 37 year old San Francisco resident, tragically succumbed to her injuries at the scene.

The driver, later identified as Devon Radel, a 21 year-old San Bruno resident, stayed at the scene until police and paramedics arrived. Radel was transported to the hospital for treatment of injuries sustained from the collision.

On August 3, 2017, Radel was booked at San Francisco County Jail on one felony count of vehicular manslaughter with gross negligence and one misdemeanor count of reckless driving.

Although an arrest has been made, investigators are asking anyone with information on this case to contact the San Francisco Police Department’s tip line at (415) 575-4444 or text-a-tip to TIP411 and begin the text message with SFPD. You may remain anonymous.

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