Quincy man dies after being hit by vehicle in Safeway parking lot

According to a report by the Quincy office of the California Highway Patrol, a male pedestrian, Michael Probst, 57, of Quincy, was walking across the Safeway parking lot in a northerly direction at approximately 8:09 a.m. this morning, May 10. Brian Cote, 58, of Calpine, was driving a Dodge 2500 pickup truck in a southerly direction in the Safeway parking lot, turning left (east) toward the male pedestrian. The front of the pickup truck struck the male pedestrian and ultimately traveled over the top of him. Probst was pronounced dead at the scene.

This collision remains under investigation.  If any member of the public has information regarding this incident, they are encouraged to contact the California Highway Patrol at (530) 283-1100.