Mercury News: San Jose: Murder conviction in 2018 hit-and-run that killed Santa Clara University law student

SAN JOSE — Six years after a Santa Clara University law student died in a hit-and-run collision and the driver callously dumped his body on the side of the road, jurors have handed down a murder conviction to the man who killed him, authorities said.

Troy Alexander Moulton was found guilty of murder Thursday in the Feb. 23, 2018 death of 24-year-old Barrett Grabow, a Sonora resident attending the SCU School of Law. Grabow was struck at the intersection of Park Avenue and Newhall Street.

Besides the extraordinary length of time it took to resolve in court, the case was considered egregious for what unfolded in the aftermath of the collision: Grabow,  gravely injured, became lodged in the windshield of Moulton’s 1997 Toyota Camry, and home-security video captured Moulton swerving the car in an attempt to shake him off.

When that did not work, Moulton stopped and physically pulled Grabow into the car through the windshield and dropped him onto the sidewalk. Grabow was eventually found and rushed to a hospital, where he died three days later.

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