Fatal Collision Kills Female Pedestrian on Comanche Drive in Arvin

ARVIN, CA (September 30, 2021) – Monday morning, an unidentified woman was killed in a pedestrian crash on Russell Street.

The incident happened around 7:34 a.m., on North Comanche Drive at Russel Street. Emergency crews arrived to the area shortly after.

In addition, investigators claimed that the elderly woman walked directly into the path of a car traveling south on Comanche Drive and Russel Street. The pedestrian died at the scene.

Meanwhile, the 17-year-old driver of the vehicle remained at the scene and cooperated with the responding officers.

Later on, the authorities only described the deceased victim as a 71-year-old woman.

In the end, Arvin officials closed down Comanche Drive for three hours between Sunset Boulevard and Buena Vista Boulevard.


Our warm and sincerest sympathies go out to the friends and family of the victim. May the memories of your loved one give you strength in the days ahead.


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