FOWLER, CALIFORNIA (January 19, 2017) – A pedestrian was killed after they were hit by a semi-truck on Highway 99 near East Manning Avenue on Thursday night, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened around 10:46 pm on Highway 99, between East Manning Avenue and Floral. A man was allegedly standing in the slow lane when he was struck by a passing semi-truck.
The pedestrian was tragically declared dead at the scene by responding paramedics. The driver of the semi-truck stopped at the scene and is cooperating with authorities in their ongoing investigation.
“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort all family members and friends as they cope with such tragic loss,” said an attorney from Lexton Law Firm “Our thoughts and prayers are with all parties affected in this tragedy as they try to piece together what happened.”
Losing a loved one is an extremely difficult time for any family member or friend affected by a tragedy. If you have lost a loved one due to someone’s negligence, you may have the right to a wrongful death claim against the responsible party. Serving Los Angeles, San Diego, Sacramento, and throughout California, Lexton Law Firm strongly encourages anyone who may find themselves in this situation to give us a call today at (877) 541-2111. We will fight hard to obtain the care you deserve and just compensation that you and your family are entitled.