29-Year-Old Ceres Man Fatally Injured in Accident near Service Road
MODESTO, CA (October 13, 2018) – A man was killed in a car crash on southbound Ustick Road, early Saturday evening. The deceased victim was later identified as 29-year-old Rigoberto Alvarez of Ceres.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the collision took place at approximately 5:30 PM, near Service Road. As per reports, Alvarez was driving a 2003 Honda Civic he ran the stop sign at the Service Rd intersection.
There, his vehicle was struck by a 2005 Kia Sportage, driven by Faye Beard. Both cars came to rest on the shoulder. Alvarez was pronounced dead at the scene by first responders, while Beard suffered major injuries and was taken to a local hospital for treatment and evaluation. No updates about her condition were immediately released.
The Stanislaus County Coroner’s Office is currently conducting an investigation and autopsy of Alvarez to determine the cause of death. Police said there was no indication that drugs or alcohol were contributing factors in the fatal incident.
The Ceres Police Department Multidisciplinary Accident Investigation Team is investigating the collision. Witnesses or those with information on the crash are asked to call Officer Jerry Kessler at (209) 538-5620. No further details have been disclosed to the public, as officials continue to investigate.
We at Sweet Law Group offer our deepest sympathies to the grieving family and friends of Rigoberto Alvarez. May he rest in peace.
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