34-Year-Old Man Pronounced Dead after Semi-Truck vs Pedestrian Collision near Amanda Avenue

WINCHESTER, CA (August 23, 2023) – Early Wednesday morning, Felipe Beltran-Salgado was killed in a pedestrian crash on State Route 74. The incident occurred around 2:30 a.m., on the eastbound lanes of the freeway just west of Amanda Avenue. Per reports, the 59-year-old male driver of a Freightliner tractor-trailer was heading east and struck a pedestrian. Upon impact, the pedestrian was sent airborne in a southeasterly direction. Responding medical personnel transported the severely injured victim to Loma Linda Medical Center-Murrieta. There, 34-year-old Beltran-Salgado, of Pasadena succumbed to his injuries. Emergency crews closed off the surrounding area for a brief time during cleanup and preliminary duties. The California Highway Patrol continues to investigate if drugs and alcohol played a role in the incident. Police are asking anyone with additional information about the fatal pedestrian crash to contact CHP Officer Digati at (951) 769-2000.
The team at Sweet James offers their warm and sincerest sympathies to the friends and family of Felipe Beltran-Salgado. May you find comfort and strength during this difficult time.
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