Michael Russ Arrested after Deadly Crash on Prescott Road and Standiford Avenue [Modesto, CA]

Michael Russ Arrested after Deadly Crash on Prescott Road and Standiford Avenue [Modesto, CA]
Michael Russ Arrested after Deadly Crash on Prescott Road and Standiford Avenue [Modesto, CA]

65-Year-Old Woman Killed in Modesto Pedestrian Accident on Prescott Road and Standiford Avenue

 
MODESTO, CA (January 19, 2023) – Tuesday night, authorities arrested Michael Russ after a deadly crash on Prescott Road and Standiford Avenue.
 
The incident happened at about 9:45 p.m. on Prescott Road and Standiford Avenue.
 
According to reports, 60-year-old Michael Russ struck and killed the woman with his white GMC Yukon around 9:45 p.m. Moreover, the incident happened as the woman walked eastbound across Prescott Road south of Standiford Avenue.
 
After the crash, Russ initially fled from the scene. However, officers later found him a few blocks away with the help of a witness.
 
Moreover, officers arrested Russ and booked him into jail on suspicion of murder. He’s also facing charges of manslaughter, felony driving under the influence, and felony hit-and-run.
 
Furthermore, the authorities urged anyone with information to contact the detectives via email at Johnsonk@modestopd.com or over the phone at 209-572-9592.
 
Also, officers noted that the incident marked Modesto’s first fatal crash of the year.
 
Due to the limited information available, the authorities continued to investigate the crash.


We at Sweet Lawyers send our condolences to the loved ones grieving the death of the victim.


Moving Forward After the Deadly Crash in Modesto

 
The loss of a family member is irreversible. Thus, it is in the best interest of you and your family to be aware of what to do next.
 
Filing a wrongful death claim after the crash on Prescott Road and Standiford Avenue can help alleviate the financial burden the death of a relative has generated.
 
“Having legal representation after such a traumatic event will provide your family the space to heal. At the same time, ensuring that justice is brought to your loved one,” says Mark Sweet, of Sweet Lawyers.
 
If you lost someone you love in a similar pedestrian accident, you do not have to face the aftermath alone. We strive for legal representation that encourages families to remain strong and find hope in their future. Above all, we understand the gravity of the situation at hand and want to help you. Moreover, with our seasoned wrongful death lawyers, you will only need to tend to your well-being while we focus on your legal claim. Furthermore, our attorneys will ensure that you and your family receive the justice and compensation you deserve. Thus, for more information, call us now for a free consultation at (800) 674 7852.
 

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