Fatal Pedestrian Accident on Highway 29 in Napa
NAPA, CA (January 30, 2019) – A man was killed in a pedestrian crash Wednesday night in Napa, according to police.
The fatal incident happened around 6:25 p.m. along the northbound lanes of Highway 29 at Trower Avenue.
The man was walking across Highway 29 and was in the right lane of the northbound roadway when he was struck by a vehicle. Responding paramedics attempted CPR on him, but unsuccessful.
The unidentified victim was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver of the vehicle, as well as witnesses who stopped their vehicles, were cooperating with officers.
Napa police and CHP officers shut down the northbound Highway 29 for several hours while they worked on the scene. Traffic was being diverted in both directions on Trower Avenue.
Although the Highway 29-Trower Avenue crossing has traffic signals, there are no pedestrian signals on the south side of the intersection where the crash occurred, and witnesses reported the victim did not appear to be in a crosswalk, officials said.
No additional information was provided at this time. We will continue to update this post as new details are released.
We would like to share our comfort and well-wishes to the family and friends of the victim. At times like this, we hope they find peace and strength.
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