76-Year-Old Man Pronounced Dead after Semi-Truck Accident near Jayne Avenue

FRESNO COUNTY, CA (June 19, 2023) – Late Monday night, Geoffrey Balzer was fatally struck in a big-rig collision on Interstate 5. The incident occurred around 11:00 p.m., just north of Jayne Avenue on June 5th. Per reports, 76-year-old Balzer exited his vehicle and was standing on the right shoulder of the roadway. There, 31-year-old Fernando Flores-Roman who was driving a Peterbilt truck failed to see Balzer and struck him. Upon impact, Balzer suffered life-threatening injuries. Medics arrived and pronounced him dead at the scene due to the extent of his condition. Following preliminary duties, officers determine that impairment did not play a factor.
Sweet James sends out their warm and sincerest sympathies to the friends and family of Geoffrey Balzer. May you find comfort and strength during this difficult time.
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