Male Pedestrian Fatally Struck in Deadly Collision near McKinley Avenue

FRESNO, CA (October 7, 2022) – Wednesday morning, David Preciado was killed in a pedestrian accident on Highway 41. 

The fatal incident happened around 5:30 a.m., near McKinley Avenue.

Per reports, the driver of a vehicle hit a man attempting to cross Highway 41, sending the pedestrian through the windshield. 

Upon impact, the driver continued down the highway for about a quarter mile before coming to rest. Medics arrived and transported the driver to a nearby hospital for further treatment of unspecified injuries.

Due to the extent of injuries sustained, 54-year-old Preciado, of Fresno was declared dead at the scene.

Investigators said that approaching vehicles may have struck the victim multiple times after the initial collision. Emergency crews also closed off the surrounding area for a brief time during cleanup and preliminary duties.

Those with further information regarding the Highway 41 pedestrian accident are encouraged to contact Fresno Officials as soon as possible. Once available, more details will be provided.

The team at Sweet James sends out their warm and sincerest sympathies to the friends and family of David Preciado. May you find comfort and strength during this time.

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