Traffic Accident near Lincoln Avenue Resulted in Fatality

KINGS COUNTY, CA (October 6, 2022) – Friday morning, a hit-and-run on Avenal Cutoff Road claimed one motorcyclist’s life.

The deadly collision happened just before 6:00 a.m. near Lincoln Avenue.

According to the officers on scene, an oncoming car attempted to turn off the road and pulled ahead of a motorcyclist going south. As a result, the rider collided with the side of the car, ejecting him from his motorcycle.

Shortly after, a passing semi-truck struck the rider in the roadway but did not stop or render aid to the victim.

First responders declared the motorcyclist dead at the scene. However, his identity has not yet been released, pending notification of next of kin. The driver of the car involved remained at the crash site and cooperated with the investigators.

At this time, authorities are looking into the camera footage retrieved from the scene as part of the investigation. Those with further information regarding the Avenal Cutoff Road hit-and-run are encouraged to contact local authorities as soon as possible.

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