Skateboarder Struck and Killed by Hit-and-Run Driver Identified as Calum Taite Pulido
MENDOCINO, CA (July 18, 2019) – Authorities identified 21-year-old Calum Taite Pulido of Mendocino as the skateboarder killed in a hit-and-run crash near Highway 1.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the incident happened at about 10:50 PM. The victim had been riding his skateboard westbound on Little Lake Road when a northbound driver struck him upon reaching the intersection.
Unfortunately, Pulido died at the scene. Meanwhile, the driver of the vehicle did not stop to render aid and immediately fled the area. On Saturday, July 20, the CHP had impounded a silver Toyota Tundra pickup in connection with the crash. However, the driver remained at large.
The CHP asked witnesses to cooperate by calling their Ukiah office at (707) 467-4420 as soon as possible. Investigators will release additional information once it becomes available.
We at Sweet Lawyers offer our heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Calum Taite Pulido. He will be remembered as a kind-hearted and down-to-earth person by his loved ones. May he rest in peace.
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