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A pedestrian died after a hit and run accident on 101 Freeway near Atherton Avenue in Novato.
NOVATO: Pedestrian Killed in Hit and Run on 101 Freeway near Atherton Avenue

“Man Killed in Hit and Run”

NOVATO, CALIFORNIA (February 2, 2017) – A man was killed in a tragic accident on Thursday morning on the 101 Freeway near Atherton Avenue, according to a local news source. (map)

The accident happened around 12:30 am on the southbound side of the 101 Freeway near Atherton Avenue. An unidentified pedestrian was struck by a car between the hours of 12:30 and 1:00 am, and the involved vehicle fled the scene.

A passing semi-truck driver saw the man in the road and stopped, calling the authorities. Responding medical personnel tragically declared the man dead at the scene. He has been identified as Daniel Glenn Matis, a 56 year old man from San Francisco. The accident remains under investigation and initial reports indicate the involved vehicle is likely a metallic silver 2006-2013 Nissan Versa with front right end damages.

“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.”

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 Novato, Los Angeles, San Diego, 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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