Derris Kennedy ID’d as Pedestrian Killed in Fresno Collision on Highway 41 near Highway 180
Fresno, California (October 18, 2020) – Derris Kennedy, 26, of Alabama, has been identified as the man who was hit and killed by a vehicle on Saturday morning in Fresno, authorities said.
The deadly pedestrian accident transpired at about 1:30 a.m., on October 17, on Highway 41, where it transitions to Highway 180.
According to the California Highway Patrol, Kennedy was walking in the highway’s traffic lanes when a southbound 2001 Suzuki Vitara struck him.
Derris Kennedy Killed in Fresno Pedestrian Accident on Highway 41
Kennedy was pronounced dead at the scene.
The involved driver, a 60-year-old Sanger man, sustained major injuries and was taken to Community Regional Medical Center for treatment.
Drugs or alcohol were not suspected of having played a role in the accident.
The crash remains under investigation.
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