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Fatal Pedestrian Crash on Blythe Kills One Person

BLYTHE, CA (June 18, 2021) – Late Sunday night, 37-year-old Casey Van Mersbergen was killed in a pedestrian accident on Interstate 10.

According to reports, the accident happened around 11:50 p.m., on the eastbound lanes. Officers arrived just west of Lovekin Boulevard.

Emergency responders arrived at the scene and pronounced the pedestrian dead shortly after. Furthermore, witnesses claimed that a blue Ford SUV struck the victim near the center divider.

Later on, the coroner’s office identified the deceased patient as 37-year-old Casey Van Mersbergen of El Mirage, Arizona.

At this time, the circumstances surrounding the collision and the identity of the involved driver remains unclear.


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 Casey Van Mersbergen.


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