Traffic Accident on Walnut Road Left One Fatality

PHELAN, CA (August 3, 2022) – Monday morning, a pedestrian crash on Wilson Ranch Road claimed the life of one person.

The incident happened on August 1st, at around 5:00 a.m. between Smoketree and Walnut Roads when a Ford Truck struck a pedestrian walking in the area.

According to reports, medical responders arrived at the scene and located the person lying in the roadway. Despite the life-saving efforts of the paramedics, the pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene. At this time, their identity has not yet been released pending notification of next of kin.

Meanwhile, the involved driver of the Ford truck remained at the scene and cooperated with the investigators.

Phelan Officials continue to investigate the pedestrian crash on Wilson Ranch Road.


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