Jason Silva Killed in Hit and Run Crash on Freedom Boulevard
Jesus Picos DeLeon Arrested in Fatal Watsonville Accident
Watsonville, CA (February 25, 2020) – A pedestrian was killed in a crash in Watsonville. The fatal accident occurred on the evening of February 25 on Freedom Boulevard.
Jason Silva, 38, was hit by a car after running across Freedom Boulevard, between Lincoln and Marin streets. He died at the accident scene. Silva was jaywalking at the time of the crash.
Jesus Picos DeLeon, 26, was racing another car in his Acura when he hit Silva. He hit another vehicle and fled the crash scene. DeLeon was later arrested and booked into jail. He was arrested for felony hit and run. Bail is set at $10,000.
Our heartfelt condolences go out to the friends and loved ones of Jason Silva.