FRESNO, CALIFORNIA (January 16, 2017) – A pedestrian was struck by a car and killed on Monday evening at the intersection of Chestnut Avenue and Shepherd Avenue, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened around 7:00 pm at the intersection of Chestnut Avenue and Shepherd Avenue. 79 year old Howard Traugh was crossing eastbound on Chestnut Avenue, when he was struck by an unidentified vehicle.
Howard Traugh was rushed to nearby Community Regional Medical Center by responding emergency medical personnel, where he tragically succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead. The driver that struck Howard Traugh remained at the scene and attempted to render aid. The investigation is ongoing to determine cause and liability.
“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 Fresno, Los Angeles, San Jose, 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.