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An 11 year old boy died after a hit-and-run crash on Carpenter Road and Hatch Road in Modesto.
MODESTO: 11 Year Old Boy Killed in Hit and Run Accident on Carpenter Road and Hatch Road

“Investigation Ongoing”

MODESTO, CALIFORNIA (March 13, 2017) – An 11 year old boy was tragically killed in a hit and run collision on Monday evening on Carpenter Road, according to a local news source. (map)

The accident happened at the intersection of Carpenter Road and Hatch Road. Traves Krause was driving a Dodge up and down Carpenter Road at 100 mph, when a Toyota carrying four people approached the intersection. The Toyota entered the intersection and was struck on the drivers side by the Dodge. Traves Krause then immediately fled the scene.

An 11 year old boy inside the Toyota was rushed to a hospital and tragically pronounced dead. The driver, 30 year old Mayra Rangel, was also injured, as was 34 year old Jose Ramirez, and a 9 year old little girl. Authorities later located Traves Krause and he was placed under arrest. The accident remains under investigation at this time.

“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort all family members and friends as they cope with such tragic loss,” said the attorneys 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 Modesto, Los Angeles, Fresno, 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.


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