Irwin Benjamin Sr., Struck and Killed by Car on Bear Valley Road near 3rd Avenue in Hesperia
Hesperia, California (September 18, 2023) – 61-year-old Irwin Benjamin Sr., has been identified as the pedestrian who died after being struck by a car in Hesperia last week Wednesday, September 13.
At around 5:54 a.m., the San Bernardino County Fire responded to reports of a pedestrian accident along Bear Valley Road between Third and Second Avenue.
Irwin Benjamin Sr. was reportedly struck by a white GMC 2500HD sweeper truck in unclear circumstances. He was rushed into the E.R. at Desert Valley Hospital before being airlifted by a Mercy Air helicopter to Antelope Valley Hospital.
Sadly, Irwin Benjamin Sr. succumbed to his injuries while receiving treatment.
The adult male driver of the truck pulled into a parking lot after the accident and cooperated with the authorities.
Two eastbound lanes of Bear Valley Road were closed for the investigation, according to a local news source.
The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department-Hesperia Station is investigating the pedestrian accident.
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