Unidentified Man Fatally Struck by Tractor-Trailer near Middle Road
LOS BANOS, CA (July 23, 2018) – An unidentified man was killed in a tractor-trailer collision on Highway 165, late Monday morning. His name and place of residence were not immediately released to the public, pending notification of next of kin.
According to California Highway Patrol reports, the crash took place around 10:40 AM on Highway 165/Mercey Springs Road, near Middle Road. The male pedestrian was crossing the highway on foot when he was struck by the tractor-trailer.
Police officials and emergency personnel arrived at the crash site and pronounced the victim dead on the scene. A section of Highway 165 near Los Banos was closed for several hours following the fatal incident, as authorities investigated the scene. The driver remained on site and cooperated with investigators.
No further details about details leading up to the collision have been disclosed at this time, as the investigation continues.
We offer our sincere condolences to the family and friends of the pedestrian killed in this tragic accident. Wishing them strength and support during this very trying time. May he rest in peace.
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