49-Year-Old Pedestrian Struck and Killed near Keelson Lane

HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA (January 12, 2023) – Friday evening, a pedestrian crash on Slater Avenue claimed the life of John Diaz.

The incident happened around 6:50 p.m. near the intersection of Slater Avenue and Keelson Lane.

According to reports, John Dias was walking in the area when an eastbound Chevrolet Silverado hit him while he was outside of the sidewalk. The impact of the collision caused Dias to sustain fatal injuries.

First responders arrived to the site of the collision shortly after. There, they pronounced 49-year-old John Diaz of Huntington Beach dead at the scene.

Meanwhile, the 22-year-old male driver of the Silverado remained at the scene and cooperated with the authorities. At this time, an investigation is currently underway.

Those with further information about the Slater Avenue pedestrian crash are encouraged to contact 714-536-5666.

No words can mend the broken hearts and sorrow felt during this delicate moment. The Sweet James team sends their deepest condolences and sympathies to the family and friends of John Diaz.

It is important to have strong legal representation on your side when losing a loved one in a pedestrian crash. Reach out to the wrongful death lawyers at Sweet James today. With 20 years of experience in the field, they know what it takes to help you win your case. Their team understands that nothing can alleviate the emotional pain of a death of a loved one, but they can help you seek justice and compensation. Call their office at (800) 500-5200 for a free and confidential case evaluation. You can reach them 24 hours a day and 7 days a week through email, text, and online chat.

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