65-Year-Old Man Fatally Struck by Car on Highway 62 at Encelia Avenue
TWENTYNINE PALMS, CA (September 15, 2019) – A man died in a pedestrian crash Sunday evening in Twentynine Palms.
The crash happened around 7:15 p.m. on Highway 62 about 450 feet west of Encelia Avenue.
CHP officials said a male pedestrian was walking southbound across Highway 62 when a 2014 BMW 528i struck him.
As a result, the victim suffered fatal injuries and died at the scene. He was later identified as David Auth, 65, of Twentynine Palms.
Officials only described the driver as a 38-year-old Los Angeles resident.
CHP closed the eastbound lanes of the highway for several hours for the on-scene investigation.
We hope the family and friends of David Auth are surrounded by steadfast and comforting support as they grieve for the loss of their loved one.
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