Fatal Pedestrian Accident on Highway 99 near Avenue 96
Fresno, CA (September 24, 2020) – On Thursday, a man was killed in a pedestrian accident on Highway 99 near Avenue 96 in Pixley.
The California Highway Patrol says that the incident happened at about 4:50 a.m. when a 2011 Mitsubishi Outlander tried to avoid hitting the man crossing the highway.
Subsequently, authorities say that the man died at the scene.
Moreover, an investigation is ongoing to determine the reason why the man was crossing the highway.
Furthermore, the driver did not leave the scene and was cooperative with the investigators.
Additionally, officials say that drugs or alcohol did not play a part in the accident.
Eventually, a part of Highway 99’s northbound lanes was not operational for 2 hours due to the incident. It is operational afterward.
Sweet Lawyers expresses our condolences to the bereaved family of the deceased. Our hearts are with you during these painful times.
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