Skateboarder Killed in Fresno Hit and Run Accident
A skateboarder was killed in a Fresno hit and run accident on the night of August 10, 2019. The pedestrian accident occurred shortly before midnight on Ashlan Avenue and Cedar Avenue in central Fresno. A man was riding his skateboard in the area when he was hit by a blue Chrysler PT Cruiser. The driver of the Chrysler reportedly left the scene following the crash, leaving the injured man behind to succumb to his injuries. Officials have identified the decedent as 31-year-old Michael Sampedro of Fresno. We would like to extend our condolences to the family of Mr. Sampedro during this difficult time.