54-Year-Old Man Dies in Pedestrian Collision near Mustang Way
HEMET, CA (October 5, 2018) – A pedestrian was killed in an accident on Sanderson Avenue, early Friday morning. The victim was only identified as a 54-year-old man.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the collision took place at approximately 6:00 AM near Mustang Way.
A report from the City of Hemet Police and Fire Departments said that a 20-year-old Hemet resident, on a silver Scion FR-S hit the victim, who was wearing dark-colored clothing and was walking west across Sanderson Avenue pushing a shopping cart.
Officials found the severely injured pedestrian on the roadway just south of the intersection. The man he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased on site. The victim’s name and place of residence were not yet released pending notification of his family.
The suspect’s vehicle stopped in the middle of the road several hundred feet south of the intersection. It had moderate front-end and windshield damage on its right side.
The authorities called for the temporary closure of the roadway to give way to the investigation.
The driver of the vehicle remained at the scene and was cooperating with the police. At this time there is no suspicion of DUI on behalf of the driver. No other information has been disclosed at this time.
We at Sweet Law Group send our deepest sympathies to the bereaved loved ones of the deceased victim. Wishing them strength and comfort as they grieve for their loss. May he rest in peace.
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