62-Year-Old Man Dies in Traffic Accident on Orangeburg Avenue

MODESTO, CA (April 14, 2022) – Saturday evening, a hit-and-run crash on Lakewood Avenue left Kenneth Earl Hutt dead, police said.

According to the police, the collision happened when a vehicle struck Hutt while he was riding his bike between Briggsmore and Orangeburg Avenues.

Eventually, officers arrived at the scene and located Hutt suffering from major injuries.

Despite the life-saving efforts of the paramedics, Hutt was pronounced dead at the scene.

Meanwhile, the involved drivers fled the scene before the authorities arrived,

Multiple witnesses described the involved vehicles as a red Toyota pickup and a white mid-2000s Chevrolet Silverado.

In addition, one or both vehicles could have substantial front-end damage, including the windshield.

Modesto officials are working to identify the hit-and-run suspects.


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 Kenneth Earl Hutt.


Losing a loved one in an accident can have devastating effects on those left behind’s emotional and financial well-being. Let the wrongful death attorneys at Sweet James help you during this trying time. With 20 years of experience in the field, they know what it takes to help you win your case. The entire team at Sweet James strongly believe each client’s case is unique and deserves full individual attention. They will fight to achieve the justice and compensation you and your family deserve. Call them today at (800) 975-3435 for a free and confidential case evaluation. They are available 24 hours a day and seven days a week through email, text, and online chat. Click here to request a police report.

For more accident news, click here.

LA Weekly