Pedestrian Fatally Struck in Deadly Crash on Columbia Avenue

HEMET, CA (August 29, 2022) – Late Thursday night, one pedestrian was fatally injured in a hit-and-run accident on Stetson Avenue.

The collision occurred minutes before midnight on the 4100 block of Stetson Avenue near Columbia Avenue.

For reasons under investigation, the driver of a vehicle struck the pedestrian in the area. Upon impact, the involved driver fled the scene without rendering aid to the severely injured victim.

The Riverside County Fire Authority arrived and pronounced the pedestrian dead at the scene. It was not yet confirmed if the driver was detained.

Emergency crews closed off the surrounding area for a brief time during cleanup and preliminary duties before it was later reopened.

At this time, an active investigation to determine more information is still ongoing. Once available, further details will be provided about the fatal pedestrian hit-and-run accident on Stetson Avenue.

The team at Sweet James sends their warm and sincerest sympathies out to the friends and family of the deceased victim. May the memories of your loved one give you strength in the days ahead.

If a family member has been killed in a pedestrian accident, please contact Sweet James as soon as possible. They understand the death of a loved one is a devastating experience and can take a toll on your wellbeing, however, they can help you with the legal matters that must be addressed. They will commit our resources and years of experience to bring justice for your loss. Their commitment and dedication are unbreakable and they will work with you during every step of the legal process. Please call their hotline at (800) 975-3435 to speak with one of our attorneys free of charge. To request a police report, click here.

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