Pedestrian Collision on Wanda Avenue Kills 49-Year-Old Man

SEASIDE, CA (September 1, 2023) –  Wednesday morning, Sinfariano Martinez-Garcia was killed in a pedestrian crash on Noche Buena Street.

The fatal collision happened around 7:46 a.m., at Noche Buena Street and Wanda Avenue, near Mal’s Market.

According to the police, the male pedestrian was hit by a Ford pickup truck attempting to turn onto Wanda Avenue. Reports stated that the man was trying to cross the street with his wife to get to a bus stop at the time of the crash.

First responders declared the man dead at the scene. Officials later identified the deceased victim as 49-year-old Sinfariano Martinez-Garcia.

In addition, police also arrested and charged the pickup driver for misdemeanor and vehicular manslaughter.

No further details regarding the Noche Buena Street pedestrian crash have been released to the public at this time. Seaside Officials will provide more information once available.

Following the collision, the family Sinfariano Martinez-Garcia created a GoFundMe page to support the cost of his funeral.


Sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Sinfariano Martinez-Garcia. The Sweet James team sends their thoughts to them during this very difficult time.


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