Sanger Man Killed After Fresno County DUI Accident
A Sanger man was killed, and a woman was arrested on DUI charges after a pedestrian accident in Fresno County on the night of February 21, 2020. The incident occurred around 9:30 p.m. at Academy Avenue and 8th Street in Sanger. A man was in a crosswalk at the intersection when he was struck by an oncoming vehicle driven by a 44-year-old woman, the Sanger Police Department reported. Emergency crews responding to the scene transported the injured man, 71-year-old David Pinedo of Sanger, to an area hospital for treatment. Sadly, Mr. Pinedo succumbed to his injuries during hospitalization. The driver stayed at the scene and was arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence. It is unknown whether she will face additional charges for the fatal auto-pedestrian accident.