57-Year-Old Pedestrian Killed in Accident near Jaime Obeso Sunbeam Rest Area

SEELEY, CA (August 9, 2022) – Friday afternoon, Luis Alonso Miramontes-Marquez was involved in a fatal pedestrian crash on Interstate 8.

The deadly collision happened around 1:23 p.m., near the Jaime Obeso Sunbeam Rest Area on August 5th.

According to reports, a box truck driven by 27-year-old Miramontes-Marquez struck the pedestrian as they were walking on the right side of the westbound lanes.

Despite life-saving efforts, medics pronounced the 57-year-old male pedestrian dead at the scene. Although, authorities have not yet released their name or place of residency.

Meanwhile, crews closed the surrounding area for a brief time during cleanup and preliminary duties before it was later reopened.

At this time, an active investigation is still currently underway.


The team at Sweet James sends out their heartfelt sympathies to the friends and family of the deceased victim who are grieving over the loss of their loved one.


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