Woman Pronounced Dead after Hit-and-Run Crash on Echo Avenue

FRESNO, CA (October 20, 2022) – Early Sunday morning, a female pedestrian was fatally struck in a hit-and-run on Belmont Avenue.

The incident happened around 12:45 a.m., near Echo Avenue on October 16th.

According to reports, a woman was walking in the area when she was struck by a vehicle. Upon impact, the driver fled the scene without rendering aid to the severely injured victim.

Shortly after, the female pedestrian was struck by another vehicle. First responders arrived and pronounced her dead at the scene. Officers only described the deceased victim as a woman in her 50s.

Meanwhile, the second driver stayed at the scene and cooperated with the investigation.

The team at Sweet James sends their warm and sincerest sympathies out to the friends and family of the deceased victim. May you find comfort and strength during this time.

The death of a family member is always a traumatic experience for the surviving family. At Sweet James, they understand that no amount of money can make up for the tragic loss of a loved one. However, it is important that the family understands and protects their rights. Their wrongful death attorneys understand that the legal issues impose challenges on those involved. They are here to help you through legal process so that you can focus on the concerns and needs of your family. Call their office today to find out how they can help you at (800) 975-3435.

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