Pedestrian Fatally Struck in Hit-and-Run Collision on Orangeburg Avenue

MODESTO, CA (December 7, 2022) – Friday night, a male pedestrian was killed in a hit-and-run crash on Nelson Avenue.

The incident happened at around 9:00 p.m., involving a pedestrian and a vehicle.

According to reports, the pedestrian was struck by a dark-colored SUV or truck that was headed west. Following the collision, the driver of the SUV left the scene without rendering aid to the victim.

Emergency crews arrived shortly after and pronounced the man dead at the scene. At this time, authorities have not released the identity of the driver or the deceased victim.

The police were able to later locate the driver. Officials ask that anyone with further information regarding the hit-and-run crash on Nelson Avenue contact Modesto Police Department as soon as possible.

In this sorrowful time, the Sweet James team would like to extend their heartfelt condolences to the family of the deceased man. May the memories of your loved one give you strength in the difficult days ahead.

Losing someone in a hit-and-run crash is always a traumatic experience for the surviving family. At Sweet James, they understand that the death of a loved one can leave a lasting impact on your emotional and financial well-being, and they are here to help. Their wrongful death attorneys understand that legal issues impose challenges on those involved. Let their office help you through the legal process so that you can focus on the welfare of your family. Call their office today at (800) 975-3435 to arrange a free and confidential case evaluation.

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