Jefferson Smith Martinez Ropero Car Accident: Man killed in Sunday afternoon San jose car accident now identified.
Police said that a man died in a two-car collision in San Jose on Sunday afternoon.
Just a little bit after 1:30 pm, the incident took place near Fruitdale and Leigh avenues. One car, according to SJPD, was turned over.
The deceased victim was identified as 26-year-old Jefferson Smith Martinez Ropero by the Santa Clara County Coroner’s Office.
The victim, who belonged to the LGBTQ community, was said to have been Colombian by birth.
Smith was traveling in a car with a woman and her little boy when the accident occurred. Firefighters in San Jose said that a woman and two other persons were brought to a local hospital.
— San José Fire Dept. (@SJFD) May 21, 2023
Numerous streets were closed, and police were requesting that people take detours.