Off-Duty Sheriff's Deputy Killed In Crash

The vehicle carrying an off-duty Alameda County sheriff's deputy who was killed during a crash with a bus carrying Tesla workers

The bus driver has told CHP investigators the early morning sun was in his eyes as he traveled eastward on the highway and he did not see the vehicle prior to the collision.

- An off-duty Alameda County Sheriff's deputy was killed Friday morning during a crash on Interstate 580 with a passenger bus that was transporting Tesla workers, authorities said. The bus was traveling at around 65 miles per hour when it made impact with the Beetle.

The deputy was identified by Sheriff Greg Ahearn as Sroeuy Khin, a father-of-four who would have celebrated his 51st birthday tomorrow.

Confirmed this is Tesla commuter bus involved, still just one lane getting by crash scene EB 580 before 205.

Investigators are still trying to determine why the vehicle was stopped.

The CHP issued a Sig-alert on I-580 at Altamont Pass, closing the eastbound No. 1 and 2 lanes. Alameda County sheriff's officials are expected to provide more information at a 12 p.m. news conference. The officer died at the scene. "It's a tight family and it's hard for all of us to deal with it, from line staff to command staff to myself". A convoy of law enforcement officials, including CHP officers from Dublin, also escorted Khin's body to the Alameda County Coroner's Office. The bus was reportedly contracted by the company; it was not a Tesla-owned bus nor was it built by the company.

The CHP said the VW driver was killed in the accident and there were no injuries among the Tesla employees being transported to Stockton. Criminal charges, if any, will be filed once the investigation is complete.

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