David Birt Struck and Killed in Apple Valley Pedestrian Accident
Apple Valley, CA (September 28, 2020) – On Friday, 33-year-old David Birt of Apple Valley died in a pedestrian accident on Highway 18.
The fatal accident happened at about 9:19 PM on September 25 on State Highway 18 and Mandan Road.
Upon investigation, authorities determined a blue 2008 Chrysler Town and Country was moving east on State Highway 18. Mr. Birt was walking in the eastbound lanes of Highway 18 when a van struck him.
Paramedics and deputies with the Sheriff’s Department responded to the scene. However, authorities pronounced Birt dead on the scene at 9:32 pm.
Moreover, Sheriff’s officials said they evaluated the vehicle driver, a 50-year-old man. They determined was not under the influence of drugs or alcohol during the accident.
Meanwhile, the authorities closed the Eastbound lanes of State Highway 18, from Tao Road to Rimrock Road, for approximately 4 hours while deputies conducted the investigation.
The Apple Valley Police Department currently investigates the fatal accident. Also, the deputies are seeking additional witnesses.
Please contact Deputy Ryan Grissom at the Apple Valley Station at 760-240-7400 or those wishing to remain anonymous may call WeTip at 800-78-CRIME or www.wetip.com if you have additional details about the crash.
Our law firm would like to express our heartfelt sympathies to the family and friends of David Birt.
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