Man Killed in Modesto Pedestrian Crash at D and Ninth Streets
Modesto, California (March 25, 2020) – A man was hit and killed by a vehicle on Tuesday morning in downtown Modesto, according to the authorities.
The crash took place in the area of D and Ninth streets at about 11:40 a.m. March 24.
According to the report, a big rig with dual trailers was traveling southwest on D Street when it tried to make a turn into Ninth Street and a pedestrian walked across the trailers. The man was run over by the right-hand heels of the trailer.
Man Dies in Modesto Pedestrian Crash on D and Ninth Streets
The man died of injuries sustained in the crash. His name was not immediately released pending notification of the next of kin.
The driver of the truck was not aware that they struck a pedestrian. A witness followed the big rig and later contacted the authorities, who were able to locate the truck and questioned the driver.
The incident remained under investigation.
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