45-Year-Old Man Dies in Pedestrian Accident near River Street

SANTA CRUZ, CA (January 26, 2023) – Friday morning, Anthony Angel Chavez was killed in a pedestrian crash along Highway 1.

The collision happened around 6:15 a.m., near River Street in Santa Cruz.

According to reports, a driver hit Chavez, who was attempting to cross Highway 1 against a red light in a crosswalk heading northbound toward Highway 9. The impact of the collision left the victim with fatal injuries.

First responders to the crash declared 45-year-old Anthony Angel Chavez dead at the scene.

Meanwhile, the involved driver remained at the site of the accident and cooperated with authorities. No arrests were made. Witnesses at the scene confirmed that the driver had the green light at the time of the crash.

Following the collision, Anthony Angel Chavez’s family started a GoFundMe page to help with his funeral expenses.

No words can mend the broken hearts and sorrow felt during this delicate moment. The team at Sweet James sends their deepest condolences and sympathies to the family and friends of Anthony Angel Chavez.

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