One Man Killed in Traffic Accident on 1 1/2 Avenue

KINGS COUNTY, CA (June 16, 2022) – An unidentified man died Saturday after a pedestrian crash on Highway 198.

The California Highway Patrol responded in the area of Highway 198 and 1 1/2 Avenue around 11:00 p.m.

Furthermore, according to reports, a driver attempting to pass another vehicle when they lost control.

As a result, the vehicle collided into the center divider and struck a male pedestrian.

Responding officials pronounced the pedestrian dead at the scene.

Meanwhile, paramedics took the driver to a nearby hospital for treatment of minor injuries.

Authorities do not currently believe that drugs or alcohol were factors. However, an active investigation remains ongoing.

During this difficult time, thoughts are with the family and friends of the deceased man.

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