Pedestrian Crash near Desert Shores Drive Left One Fatality

EL CENTRO, CA (February 18, 2022) – A pedestrian crash on Highway 86 claimed the life of one person Monday evening.

According to the police, the fatal incident happened around 6:20 p.m. when a vehicle struck a pedestrian south of Desert Shores Drive.

Furthermore, unfortunately, the pedestrian succumbed to their injuries from the crash, the responders said.

Moreover, at this time, the investigators do not consider impairment to be a factor from the crash.

The identity of the deceased victim remains unavailable, pending notification from their next of kin.

However, the authorities identified the involved driver as 34-year-old Jorge A. Valdez.

Meanwhile, El Centro Officials are investigating the Highway 86 pedestrian crash.

Warm and sincerest sympathies go out to the friends and family of the victim. May the loving memories of your loved one and the love of family give you strength in the days ahead.

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