Daniel Trevarthen Struck, Killed by Pickup Truck on Santa Cruz Avenue near Mono Drive in Modesto

Modesto Pedestrian Accident
Daniel Trevarthen Killed in Modesto Pedestrian Accident on Santa Cruz Avenue near Mono Drive

Stanislaus County, California (November 10, 2023) – 64-year-old Daniel Trevarthen has been identified as the man who died in a Thursday morning pedestrian accident in Modesto.

The auto-pedestrian accident occurred around 6 a.m. in the southbound lane of Santa Cruz near its intersection with Mono Drive, according to the California Highway Patrol.

Initial findings of the CHP investigation indicate Trevarthen was walking across the roadway when he was hit by a white Chevrolet SUV traveling south.

Lifesaving measures were conducted on the man, but he died at the scene.

More details about the accident were not released.

An investigation into the accident is underway.

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