Stanislaus County Pedestrian Fatality
A Stanislaus County pedestrian fatality occurred on the night of February 6 at Joe’s Travel Plaza along Howard Road in Westley. A man in the parking lot was struck by a big rig that was backing up shortly before 8:30 p.m., according to the California Highway Patrol (CHP). Sadly, the man succumbed to his injuries at the scene. His identity has been withheld by authorities due to pending notification of family members. Our sincere condolences are extended to those mourning the loss of their loved one during this difficult time.