Male Pedestrian Fatally Struck in Hit-and-Run Collision on Fruitridge Road

SACRAMENTO, CA (January 21, 2022)Authorities arrested Oletha Durham after a pedestrian crash on Stockton Boulevard early Sunday morning.

Officials responded just after 1:20 a.m. to a pedestrian crash on Stockton Boulevard and Fruitridge Road.

At this time, the events leading up to the deadly accident remain unclear. However, reports indicate that officers found a man with critical injuries. Despite life-saving efforts, paramedics declared the male pedestrian dead at the scene.

Shortly after, officers located the involved vehicle and suspect driver involved in the crash. Authorities then arrested 33-year-old Durham on multiple charges including vehicle manslaughter, vehicle theft, and DUI.

At this time, the Sacramento Police Department’s Major Collision Investigations Unit is continuing to investigate the crash.


Sincere condolences to the victim’s family and friends. During this difficult moment, thoughts are with them.


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