“Fatal Pedestrian Accident”
BERKELEY, CALIFORNIA (February 17, 2017) – A pedestrian was killed after being struck by a car on 80 Freeway near Gilman Street on Friday evening, according to a local news source. (map)
A pedestrian, identified only as a male, was reportedly struck by a blue Honda in the slow lane of the eastbound side of the 80 Freeway near Gilman Street, around 7:57 p.m. The Honda remained at the scene and several other vehicles stopped at the scene as well. Tragically, the pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene as a result of their injuries.
The identity of the pedestrian is unknown at this time. Police are currently investigating the accident to determine cause and liability.
“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort all family members and friends affected by this tragic accident,” said the attorneys from Lexton Law Firm. “Our thoughts and prayers are with all those involved.”
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