Driver Charged With Drunk Driving in Antelope Pedestrian Death
A drunk driver may have caused the death of a pedestrian, age 65, along south Walerga Road in Antelope on January 19, according to the California Highway Patrol (CHP). The pedestrian was identified as a North Highlands resident named George James Xedes. The accident happened around 12:35 in the morning close to Elverta Road as the man was walking on the roadway and was struck by an older Toyota Corolla being driven by a Rocklin man, age 25. The pedestrian was declared deceased by first responders with the Sacramento Fire Department about 10 minutes later.