54-Year-Old Man Pronounced Dead after Pedestrian Collision near Girvan Road

REDDING, CA (September 12, 2023) – Friday morning, one man was fatally struck in a pedestrian accident on Highway 273.

Police responded to the scene around 6:16 a.m., on the northbound lanes of the freeway near Girvan Road.

Per reports, the 25-year-old male driver of a northbound Toyota 4Runner failed to stop in time and struck a man who was attempting to cross the highway outside of a marked crosswalk.

Paramedics arrived and transported the 54-year-old male pedestrian, from Redding to Mercy Medical Center where he later succumbed to his injuries.

Following preliminary duties, police do not suspect drugs or alcohol to be a factor. Emergency crews closed off the surrounding area for a brief time before it was later reopened. Once available, further details will be provided.

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. May you find comfort and strength during this difficult time.

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