Jessica Rivera Dead in Stockton Pedestrian Accident near Martin Luther King Boulevard
STOCKTON, CA (June 23, 2020) – Early Monday morning, a hit-and-run crash near Martin Luther King Boulevard killed 40-year-old Jessica Rivera.
The police revealed that the crash occurred just after 1:00 a.m. near Martin Luther King Boulevard and Harrison Street.
According to the Stockton police, a vehicle hit a female pedestrian in that area. When the officers arrived at the crash scene, they could not locate the involved vehicle.
Afterward, the officers declared the woman, now identified as Jessica Rivera, dead at the scene.
Meanwhile, the police continue to investigate the fatal hit-and-run crash near Martin Luther King Boulevard.
Furthermore, the authorities reiterated that they still have no description for the suspect and the vehicle.
Our deepest thoughts are with the family and friends of Jessica Rivera. We at Sweet Lawyers wish them peace during this difficult time.
Deadly Pedestrian Accidents
Nearly 3 out of 4 pedestrian deaths occur in urban environments (73%), at non-intersections (70%), during the nighttime (70%)
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