Modesto Auto Accident Results in Fatality

MODESTO, CA (October 12, 2021) – A deadly crash on Kiernan Avenue claimed the life of Andrew Avalos, early Thursday morning.

The incident occurred around 4:00 a.m., when a 1973 Datsun coupe rear-ended a westbound Honda sedan that slowed down for a red light near Tully Road.

Subsequently, another westbound vehicle struck the Datsun as it failed to stop in time. Dispatchers arrived to the scene shortly after.

According to the responders, the Datsun driver sustained major injuries and was transported to Doctors Medical Center where he succumbed to his injuries.

Later on, the coroner’s office identified the deceased victim as 25-year-old Andrew Avalos, of Ceres.

Meanwhile, the drivers of two other vehicles involved did not suffer from any injuries. However, Modesto officials are still investigating the crash.


No words can mend the broken hearts and sorrow felt during this delicate moment. Our deepest condolences and sympathies are with the family and friends of Andrew Avalos.


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