Pedestrian Fatally Struck in Deadly Accident near California Avenue

BAKERSFIELD, CA (November 30, 2022) – Thursday night, Robert Catrini was involved in a fatal pedestrian crash along Highway 99. 

The incident happened around 8:51 p.m., near the right shoulder of northbound 99 on November 24th. Dispatchers responded to the scene near California Avenue shortly after.

According to reports, a Honda CR-V, driven by 72-year-old Catrini, struck a pedestrian that was standing in the traffic lanes. The pedestrian sustained fatal injuries and died at the scene. Although, their identity has not yet been released pending notification of next of kin.

Meanwhile, Catrini stayed at the crash site and cooperated with the investigators. 

Following preliminary duties, the California Highway Patrol ruled out drugs and alcohol as a factor in the incident. At this time, Bakersfield Officials are working to determine the circumstances surrounding the crash.

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

It is important to have strong legal representation on your side when losing a loved one in a pedestrian crash. Reach out to the wrongful death attorneys 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.

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