68-Year-Old Modesto Man Killed in Santa Ana Avenue Hit-and-Run

MODESTO, CA (February 10, 2023) – Wednesday morning, Ronald Swindle was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver in Modesto.

The incident happened on February 8th, just before 7:00 a.m., between Yosemite Boulevard and Santa Ana Avenue.

According to reports, officers learned that a westbound vehicle struck an elderly man who was crossing the street. However, the driver did not stop to render aid to the victim and instead fled the scene.

Later, authorities identified the victim as 68-year-old Ronald Swindle of Modesto. Investigators said that Swindle succumbed to his injuries at the scene.

Currently, Modesto Officials are working to identify the suspect who continued to travel west on Yosemite Boulevard after the crash.

Anyone with additional information or a description of the hit-and-run suspect is encouraged to contact Traffic Safety Officer Contreras at [email protected].

No words can mend the broken hearts and sorrow felt during this delicate moment. The team at Sweet James sends their deepest condolences and sympathies to the family and friends of Ronald Swindle.

Losing someone in a hit-and-run crash is always a traumatic experience for the surviving family. At Sweet James, they understand that the death of a loved one can leave a lasting impact on your emotional and financial well-being, and they are here to help. Their wrongful death attorneys understand that legal issues impose challenges on those involved. Let them help you through the legal process so that you can focus on the welfare of your family. Call their office today at (800) 975-3435 to arrange a free and confidential case evaluation.

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