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Driver Of Minivan That Struck And Killed Pedestrian Was Stabbed In The Chest Before The Crash

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The driver of a minivan that struck and killed a pedestrian in Burbank was stabbed in the chest, say police.

Around 5:40 p.m. on Friday evening, first responders were called to a crash at the corner of San Fernando Boulevard and Olive Avenue where a pedestrian had been trapped underneath a vehicle that jumped the curb. The victim had been waiting at a bus stop when the crash happened.

The victim has been identified as 52-year-old Rodolfo Tan. He was taken to a hospital but pronounced dead. The driver, so far only identified as a 33-year-old Glendale man, was found to be suffering from a stab wound to the chest. He has been unable to speak with investigators, who so far have not been able to determine how or why he had been stabbed.

According to KTLA, the victim had been waiting at a bus stop when the minivan came down the street at a high speed, hit a parked car, crossed the lane of traffic and crashed into the bus stop.