33-Year-Old Woman Dies in Pedestrian Accident near Highland Palm Drive

HOMELAND, CA (June 16, 2023) – Monday night, Carrie Walrath was fatally struck in a pedestrian accident on Highway 74.

The incident occurred around 9:35 p.m., on the westbound lanes of Highway just east of Highland Palm Drive.

Per reports, Walrath attempted to cross the corridor from south to north outside of a marked crosswalk. There, the driver of a 2002 Ford F-250 pickup-truck struck the pedestrian.

Investigators say Walrath walked directly into the path of the Ford driven by a 21-year-old man. The Ford driver was unable to avoid hitting the pedestrian.

Due to the extent of injuries sustained, medics pronounced 33-year-old Walrath dead at the scene.

Meanwhile, the involved driver remained at the scene and cooperated with the investigation. At this time, an active investigation to determine further information is still currently underway.

The team at Sweet James sends out their heartfelt sympathies to the friends and family of Carrie Walrath who are grieving over the loss of their loved one. May you find comfort and strength during this difficult time.

It is important to have strong legal representation on your side when losing a loved one in a pedestrian accident. Reach out to the wrongful death lawyers at Sweet James today. With 20 years of experience in the field, they know what it takes to help you win your case. Their team understands that nothing can alleviate the emotional pain of a death of a loved one, but they can help you seek justice and compensation. Call their office at (800) 900-0000 for a free and confidential case evaluation. You can reach them 24 hours a day and 7 days a week through email, text, and online chat. For more accident news, click here.

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