Teen Driver Hits 2 Pedestrians on Arden Way near McClaren Drive Killing One and Badly Injuring the Other
CARMICHAEL, CA (March 22, 2019) – One pedestrian was killed and another was badly injured after being struck by a car Friday morning in Carmichael.
The fatal crash happened around 9:31 a.m. on Arden Way near McClaren Drive.
According to the California Highway Patrol, two female pedestrians were walking along Arden Way where there was no sidewalk when a 16-year-old driver swerved onto the shoulder and struck them.
The two victims, both 72-year-old women, were taken to a hospital with major injuries. Despite life-saving efforts, one of the victims, identified as a Peggy McClendon of Carmichael, did not survive and was declared dead.
The driver stayed on scene and cooperated with authorities. Drugs and/or alcohol were not being ruled out as factors in the crash, which remains under investigation.
Our deepest condolences are with the family and friends of Peggy McClendon. We also wish the injured victim a swift and steady recovery.
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