Traffic Accident near Cedar Street Left Man in Wheelchair Dead

SAN BERNARDINO, CA (August 18, 2022) – A hit-and-run on Highland Avenue left 46-year-old James Gatson dead Sunday morning.

According to the report, the fatal incident occurred around 4:37 a.m. near Cedar Street after an eastbound vehicle struck a man in a wheelchair crossing Highland.

However, the driver involved immediately fled the scene before the authorities arrived.

Unfortunately, 46-year-old James Gatson of San Bernardino was pronounced dead at the scene by responding paramedics.

At this time, Officials are working to identify the hit-and-run suspect involved in the Highland Avenue accident.

Those with further information regarding the accident are encouraged to contact Detective Dan Acosta at 909-384-5792. An active investigation is currently underway.

No words can mend the broken hearts, and sorrow felt during this delicate moment. Deepest condolences and sympathies are with the family and friends of James Gatson.

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