Martin Ponce Involved in Deadly Pedestrian Crash on 80 Freeway Near Davis Street
VACAVILLE, CA (February 14, 2019) – A pedestrian was killed early Wednesday when he was struck by a big rig driver on the 80 Freeway near Davis Street.
The fatal incident unfolded around 6:50 a.m. during severe rainy weather.
Martin Ponce was operating a truck-trailer combination on the eastbound freeway when he spotted a pedestrian walking in the lane ahead. California Highway Patrol officers said the 54-year-old Daly City driver was unable to avoid the impending crash and struck the man.
The pedestrian was killed in the accident and a traffic alert was issued around 7:15 a.m. so authorities could investigate the scene. The identity, age and city of residence of the fatal victim were not immediately available. Any witnesses who would like to help authorities are asked to call the CHP at 1-800-835-5247 or 428-2100.
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