Truck Versus Pedestrian Collision Near Myrtle Avenue Kills 60-Year-Old Man

SACRAMENTO, CA (August 10, 2023) On Monday, a man was killed following a pedestrian crash involving a semi-truck on Auburn Boulevard.

Authorities responded to the fatal incident on Auburd Blvd, just south of Myrtle Avenue.

According to California Highway Patrol, a 2020 Freightliner was traveling east on Myrtle when it made a right turn to head south on Auburn.

However, the Freightliner hit the pedestrian walking outside of the marked crosswalk in a westerly direction.

Responding paramedics transported the victim to Mercy San Juan Medical Center near Carmichael. Unfortunately, the 60-year-old male pedestrian succumbed to his injuries a short while after.

The Sacramento County Coroner’s Office will disclose the deceased victim’s identity once the next of kin has been notified. The 51-year-old male truck driver from Sacramento did not sustain any injuries.

At this time, no further details regarding the Auburn Boulevard pedestrian have been released to the public. The CHP continues to investigate the circumstances surrounding the incident.

Sweet James sends out their warm and sincerest sympathies to the friends and family of the victim. May the loving memories of your loved one and the love of your family give you strength in the days ahead.

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