29-Year-Old Victim Pronounced Dead after Hit-and-Run near Garzoli Avenue

MCFARLAND, CA (April 7, 2022) – Saturday evening, 29-year-old Marcelino Tenorio Ventura died in a hit-and-run crash on Sherwood Avenue.

The collision occurred around 10:50 p.m., just west of Garzoli Avenue on April 2nd.

According to reports, Ventura was walking on Sherwood Avenue outside of a marked crosswalk. There, the driver of a 2004 GMC Sierra struck him and immediately fled the scene.

Due to the extent of injuries sustained, medics pronounced Ventura dead at the scene.

In addition, the 17-year-old driver of the suspect vehicle later returned to the scene. At this time, is is still unknown if alcohol or drugs played a factor in the deadly accident.

No further details regarding the incident are public at this time.  However, more information will be provided once made available.


The team at Sweet James would like to extend their sympathies to the loved ones of Marcelino Tenorio-Ventura. May you find comfort and strength during this difficult time.


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