Latoya Fernandez Fatally Hits Pedestrian on Highway 99 Near Avenue 76
EARLIMART, CA (March 14, 2019)– A Wednesday morning pedestrian accident on Highway 99 near Avenue 76 turned deadly.
Just after midnight, the Fresno Communication Center responded to a call about a traffic collision.
After receiving the call, the California Highway Patrol’s Visalia Area Office arrived at the scene. Crews found a 2015 Honda driven by a woman, as well as a seriously injured man around 12:02 a.m.
Inferring from the investigation, CHP learned that the Honda struck the pedestrian as he began crossing in an easterly direction. Yet, in an attempt to avoid striking the man, 41-year-old Latoya Fernandez of Clovis tried applying her brakes. However, the Honda ended up striking the man.
Fernandez did not suffer any injuries, but the 59-year-old man from Pixley died at the scene.
Investigators are determining the ultimate cause of this deadly case.
We would like to express our sincere sympathies to the loved ones of the victim facing this unfortunate news.
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