19-Year-Old Pedestrian Fatally Struck in Deadly Crash near Martin Street

PORTERVILLE, CA (September 9, 2022) – Late Monday evening, one man was fatally struck in a pedestrian accident on Highway 190.

The incident happened around 11:40 p.m., near Martin Street on August 8th.

As per reports, officials responded to a collision between a vehicle and a pedestrian. Although, the events leading up to the accident remain unknown.

Paramedics arrived at the scene and located a 19-year-old man suffering from serious injuries in the roadway. Medical personnel later pronounced the male victim dead at the scene.

Crews closed off the surrounding area for a brief time during cleanup and preliminary duties. Meanwhile, the involved driver stayed and cooperated with the investigation.

Following investigations, police did not consider drugs and alcohol to be factors in the crash. However, Porterville police urge any witnesses of the fatal crash to contact Corporal M. Aguillon at (559) 782-7400.

The team at Sweet James sends their heartfelt sympathies to the friends and family of the deceased man who are grieving over the loss of their loved one. May you find comfort and strength during this difficult time.

It is vital to have strong legal representation on your side when losing a loved one in a pedestrian accident. Reach out to the wrongful death lawyers at Sweet James today. With 20 years of experience in the field, they know what it takes to help you win your case. Their team understands that nothing can alleviate the emotional pain of a death of a loved one, but they can help you seek justice and compensation. Call their office at (800) 975-3435 for a free and confidential case evaluation. You can reach them 24 hours a day and 7 days a week through email, text, and online chat. Click here to request a police report.

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