Joshua Smith Struck and Killed in Oceanside Pedestrian Crash on State Route 76
OCEANSIDE, CA (November 15, 2020) – Saturday morning, 36-year-old Joshua Smith died in a pedestrian accident on State Route 76 and Old Grove Road.
The fatal incident occurred at 12:48 a.m., Sgt. Rick Davis of the Oceanside Police Department revealed. It happened when a 2005 Lexus sedan headed west on State Route 76, just east of Old Grove Road.
“The driver didn’t see the pedestrian until the last second due to darkness and collided with the pedestrian,” Davis revealed.
Afterward, the driver stopped at the center of the median and waited for the authorities.
“Neither alcohol or drugs were a factor in this collision on the driver’s part,” Davis added. “It is unknown (if) the pedestrian was under the influence of any substance at this time.”
At this time, the authorities disclosed the identity of the deceased as Joshua Smith.
Moreover, the authorities urged anyone with information about the crash to contact Accident Investigator David Paul at 760-435-4431.
Sweet Lawyers expresses our sincere sympathies to the bereaved family of the victim. Furthermore, we hope you find strength and peace during this difficult time.
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