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Female Pedestrian Killed after Attempting to Cross Highway in Elk Grove

ELK GROVE, CA (March 30, 2021) – Friday evening on March 19, 23-year-old Lizandro Botello, was struck and killed on Highway 99.

The incident occurred around 8:45 p.m., near Sheldon Road. However, the events leading up to the crash remain unclear.

Per reports, Botello tried to cross the northbound lanes of the highway when he was struck by several cars.

Botello was pronounced dead at the scene, due to the extent of injuries sustained.

At this time, it is unclear what caused the crash. Although, an active investigation remains ongoing.

In addition, the surrounding area was closed during preliminary duties. But, the roadway has since reopened to traffic. Those with further information regarding the crash are encouraged to contact local authorities immediately.

More details will be given as soon as it becomes accessible.


The attorneys at Sweet James would like to offer their heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Lizandro Botello.


If you have lost a loved one in a similar pedestrian accident, reach out to the experienced litigators at Sweet James. With over 20 years of combined experience in the legal field, they know what it takes to win your case. Their legal team has dealt with a variety of cases including auto accidents, personal injury, and wrongful death. Focus on grieving your loved one, and they will take care of the rest.

Call them for a free consultation at (800) 975-3435. For more information about your accident, click here to request a police report. They are here to help you and your family during this difficult time.

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