15-Year-Old Pedestrian Fatally Struck in Collision near Willmott Road

LOS BAÑOS, CA (January 26, 2022) – A pedestrian crash near Mercy Springs Road killed Don Hathaway early Wednesday evening.

The fatal accident happened near the junction of State Route 152 and Willmott Road around 6:30 p.m.

Officers said 15-year-old Hathaway was walking in the area when he was hit by numerous vehicles. Police described two of the involved vehicles as a Hyundai Santa Fe and a Toyota Tundra.

Paramedics responded, and despite life-saving efforts, pronounced Hathaway dead due to the extent of his injuries.

Both directions of the roadway were shutdown to allow for cleanup and preliminary duties.

Meanwhile, no further details regarding the incident are available at this time; however, more information will be provided once made available.


Sincere condolences to Don Hathaway’s family and friends. During this difficult moment, thoughts are with them.


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