Man Killed in Fatal Pedestrian Collision on West Donna Drive

MERCED, CA (March 8, 2022) – Saturday evening, an unidentified man died following a deadly accident on R Street.

The crash occurred at the intersection of R Street and West Donna Drive around 7:30 p.m.

California Highway Patrol officers received reports of a collision between a vehicle and a pedestrian. Although, the manner of how the accident happened remains unclear at this time.

Responding medics declared the pedestrian dead at the scene. Officials have yet to release the victim’s name after notifying their next of kin.

If you have any information about the incident, please contact Officer Jeff Gonzales at (209) 385-6905 or gonzalesjcityofmerced@gmail.com.

Authorities do not currently believe that drugs or alcohol were factors. However, an active investigation remains ongoing.


The team at Sweet James offers their warm and sincerest sympathies to the friends and family of the victim. May the memories of your loved one give you strength in the days ahead.


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