Male Pedestrian Fatally Struck by Vehicle near Baseline Road
SACRAMENTO COUNTY, CA (October 10, 2018) – A man was killed early Wednesday morning following a pedestrian accident on Watt Avenue. The identity of the victim is being withheld, pending notification of next of kin.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the incident took place at about 5:50 AM near Baseline Road. As per reports, the pedestrian was walking in lanes of traffic when he was struck by a southbound vehicle.
The unidentified victim suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene by emergency responders. Meanwhile, the driver claimed that they did not see the victim, who was wearing dark clothing at the time of the collision. It was also noted that the area where the accident occurred has no street lights.
Alcohol and drugs were ruled out as possible contributing factors in the fatal crash, which remains under investigation at this time. Additional information will be released to the public once it becomes available.
We at Sweet Law Group offer our sincerest sympathies to the family and friends of the deceased victim. May he rest in peace.
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