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Thousand Oaks - Pedestrian Struck and Killed by Vehicle
11/7/2016 3:41:00 PM


Nature of Incident:

Pedestrian Struck by a Vehicle / Fatality

Report Number:



Janss Road at Kirk Avenue, Thousand Oaks, CA

Date & Time:

November 6, 2016 / 5:23 PM

Unit Responsible:

Thousand Oaks Police Department Traffic Bureau

(V)ictims, (P)arty, (D)ecedent

City of Residence


(D) Robert Charles Booth

(P) Gail Johnston

Thousand Oaks





On Sunday, November 6, 2016, at approximately 5:23 pm, a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle on Janss Road at Kirk Avenue. The pedestrian, (D)Robert Charles Booth, was northbound on Kirk Avenue, crossing the street at Janss Road.  (P)Gail Johnston, was in her vehicle traveling westbound on Janss Road approaching Kirk Avenue, when her vehicle struck Mr. Booth. 


Mr. Booth suffered major injuries and was transported via AMR to Los Robles Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.


This investigation is ongoing and anyone who may have witnessed the collision is asked to call the Thousand Oaks Police Department Traffic Bureau at 805-494-8271.


The Thousand Oaks Police Department would like to remind our citizens that the recent daylight savings change in hours of daylight and darkness does affect our daily routines.  As we adjust to earlier hours of darkness, please be mindful of the numerous activities which occur in our community.  Be aware and be safe.



Prepared by:

Sgt. B. Payton 1941


Media Release Date:

November 7, 2016


Media Follow-Up Contact:

Traffic Investigator Deputy Mike Berg  805-494-8271


Approved by:

Captain Jim Fryhoff