Pedestrian Killed in Watsonville Crash
WATSONVILLE, CA (May 7, 2019) – The man who suffered major injuries during Sunday’s pedestrian accident at Rodriguez and West Beach streets has died.
According to Watsonville police, they are not releasing the 75-year-old man’s name at this time.
The fatal event took place around 11:21 a.m. during the city’s Cinco de Mayo celebration.
Under unknown circumstances, a pickup truck driver struck the male pedestrian, causing him major injuries.
Soon after, paramedics transported him to a local hospital where, despite life-saving efforts, he passed away. The driver stayed at the scene and cooperated with police.
According to investigations, officers do not believe alcohol or drugs played a role in the accident. However, the case remains under examination as authorities piece together the details that unfolded.
No one is ever prepared for news like this. Our hearts go out to those deeply affected by the loss of their loved one.
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