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Modesto Resident Killed in Single Vehicle Accident

A Modesto resident was killed, and one other was injured in a recent single-vehicle accident. According to a news release by the California Highway Patrol (CHP), the crash occurred around 12:40 p.m. on Paradise Road just east of Illinois Avenue. A 2004 Ford F-150 pickup carrying two occupants was headed westbound on Paradise Road. For unknown reasons, the Ford reportedly veered off of the road and crashed into several trees in a walnut orchard. The impact of the collision caused the Ford to overturn and land on its roof. The driver was transported to the hospital for treatment of moderate injuries. Sadly, the passenger was pronounced deceased at the scene. Officials have identified the decedent as 42-year-old Jennifer Chavez of Modesto.

Modesto Pedestrian Killed in Traffic Collision

A 57-year-old Modesto pedestrian was killed in a traffic collision on the night of September 23, 2019. The pedestrian accident occurred around 9:10 p.m. along the East Keyes Road on-ramp to northbound Highway 99. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) said a 34-year-old Ceres man was driving his 2009 Nissan sedan and tried to enter the highway when he struck an unknown object. He immediately pulled his vehicle over onto the shoulder of the roadway and contacted 911. First responders arrived at the scene and found an injured male pedestrian lying along the on-ramp. Sadly, he was pronounced deceased at the scene. The decedent has been identified. However, his name has been withheld until his family has been notified by officials.

Man Killed in San Joaquin County Truck Accident

A Modesto man was killed in a San Joaquin County truck accident near Riverbank on the afternoon of August 14, 2019. The crash occurred around 5:05 p.m. on Santa Fe Road and Henry Road, just north of the Stanislaus River and Jacob Myers Park. A man was driving a 1992 Toyota Camry in the area. For unknown reasons, he was involved in a broadside collision with a 2016 International Prostar truck. The impact of the crash propelled the big rig into the oncoming traffic lane, where it crashed into a 2012 Chevrolet Silverado driven by a 53-year-old Modesto man. A passenger of the Toyota, a 17-year-old Modesto girl, suffered critical injuries in the crash. She was transported to the hospital for immediate treatment. Sadly, the man driving the Toyota suffered fatal injuries in the accident. He has been identified by officials as 19-year-old Robert Gonzales Burket of Modesto. A GoFundMe page has been established by the family of Mr. Gonzales Burket to help cover his funeral expenses.

Single-Engine Airplane Crash Kills Pilot

On June 16, an airplane crash killed Trent Johnson, a pilot from the Modesto area. His Piper PA-11 single-engine plane struck some power lines and crashed, nose first, into Lake Tulloch. The accident occurred at around 11:40 a.m. near Poker Flat, which is a lakeside, gated community. The plane was recovered from the lake about 110 feet down with the deceased pilot onboard, according to the Calaveras County Sheriff’s Department. I would like to extend my sympathy to the family and friends of the deceased for their tragic loss.

A Modesto fatal pedestrian collision occurred on December 10, 2018. The incident happened around 7:00 in the evening along Coffee Road, just north of Orangeburg Avenue. A 55-year-old man and another pedestrian were crossing when the man was hit by an oncoming 1990 GMC pickup truck. Medical personnel were called to the scene to transport him to a local hospital for treatment of unspecified injuries. Sadly, he succumbed to his injuries during hospitalization. His identity has been withheld pending the notification of his family members.

I would like to extend my condolences to the loved ones of the man who lost his life in this tragic accident.

Pedestrian Accident Kills Woman Near Modesto

A pedestrian accident occurred on December 5 at the intersection of Pelandale Avenue and Chapman Road in Modesto. A woman was walking across the street when she was hit by an oncoming vehicle. The driver of that car reportedly fled the scene following the incident, leaving the walker behind to succumb to her injuries. Officials have identified the victim as 60-year-old Irene Arellano of Modesto.

Modesto ATV Accident Fatality

A recent ATV accident in west Modesto claimed the life of a man. The accident occurred shortly before 10:30 in the morning along South Carpenter Road, just north of the Chicago Avenue intersection. A driver of a southbound Ford Fusion allegedly turned left across the northbound lane and collided with a four-wheel Kawasaki. The impact of the collision reportedly propelled the rider from the Kawasaki. Medical personnel responding to the accident scene performed lifesaving measures on the rider and transported him to a local hospital for treatment. Unfortunately, the rider succumbed to his injuries during hospitalization. Officials have identified the victim as 34-year-old Harry Raymond Guthmiller III of Modesto.

Collision Kills Pedestrian Near Modesto — Recently, a hit and run accident in south Modesto claimed the life of a pedestrian. The crash occurred shortly after 3:00 in the morning along Crows Landing Road, just north of Blankenburg Avenue. A pedestrian was walking in the southbound lane of Crows Landing Road when an oncoming vehicle collided with the walker. The driver of that car reportedly fled the scene following the pedestrian accident, leaving the victim behind to succumb to their injuries. Officials have identified the victim as 32-year-old Richard Green of Ceres.

My thoughts and prayers are with the loved ones of Mr. Green during this difficult time.

Modesto Pedestrian Accident Fatality

Modesto Pedestrian Accident Fatality

Modesto Pedestrian Accident Fatality — A hit and run accident in north Modesto claimed the life of a female pedestrian on October 6, 2018. The accident occurred at approximately 5:00 in the morning along Claratina Avenue in the vicinity of Oakdale Road. Witnesses said that a woman was walking along Claratina Avenue when she was struck by an oncoming vehicle. The driver fled from the scene following the collision. Responding officers discovered the injured woman lying in the roadway and contacted medical personnel to render lifesaving treatments to the woman. Sadly, their efforts were unsuccessful and she passed away at the scene. Officials have identified the victim as 35-year-old Olena Gaines of Modesto.

Driver Sought Following Modesto Pedestrian Fatality

Driver Sought Following Modesto Pedestrian Fatality

Driver Sought Following Modesto Pedestrian Fatality — A pickup truck driver has been sought by local authorities after reportedly fleeing the scene of a fatal pedestrian accident near downtown Modesto on September 11, 2018. A man was walking south along the right edge of Spencer Avenue in the vicinity of Maze Boulevard while pushing a handcart. A witness reported that a pickup truck was traveling at a high rate of speed and hit the man from behind. The motorist allegedly stopped for a brief moment then continued south on Spencer Avenue, leaving the man behind to suffer from his injuries. Unfortunately, the victim passed away following the accident. The Stanislaus County Coroner’s Office has identified the victim as 49-year-old Darrell McDaniel of Modesto.