56-Year-Old Pedestrian Fatally Struck in Hit-and-Run Crash near Walnut Avenue

ORANGEVALE, CA (August 12, 2022) – Saturday night, Cynthia Wright was fatally struck in a pedestrian hit-and-run on Greenback Lane.

Police responded to the scene around 10:00 p.m., just west of Walnut Avenue on August 6th.

According to reports, the driver of a Honda Element SC struck Wright as she was walking along the northbound lanes outside of a marked crosswalk. Upon impact, the driver of the vehicle fled from the scene and left debris scattered along the road.

Bystanders tried to help Wright while they waited for emergency responders to arrive. Due to the extent of injuries sustained, medics later pronounced 56-year-old Wright, dead at the scene.

Afterward, police released a description of the vehicle that struck her. It was described as a dark maroon/brown Honda Element SC.

Meanwhile, the suspect has not yet been arrested. However, anyone who has information about the whereabouts of the described vehicle is encouraged to contact authorities at 916-464-1450 or email [email protected].

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

Losing someone in a pedestrian accident is always a traumatic experience for the surviving family. At Sweet James, they understand that the death of a loved one can leave a lasting impact on your emotional and financial well-being, and they are here to help. Their wrongful death attorneys understand that the legal issues impose challenges to those involved. Let them help you through the legal process so that you can focus on the welfare of your family. Call their office today at (800) 975-3435 to arrange a free and confidential case evaluation. Click here to request a police report.

For more accident news, click here.

Advertising disclosure: We may receive compensation for some of the links in our stories. Thank you for supporting LA Weekly and our advertisers.