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Man Killed in Highway 108 Head-On Collision

A Modesto man was killed in a recent head-on collision on Highway 108 just east of Oakdale. According to the California Highway Patrol (CHP), the car accident occurred around 8:45 a.m. and involved a 2015 Nissan Rogue SUV and a 1993 Toyota pickup truck. Medical responders were called to the scene of the crash to assist those who were injured. The driver of the Nissan, an 83-year-old Oakdale resident, was transported by ambulance to the hospital for treatment of serious injuries. A passenger of the Toyota was airlifted to the hospital for injuries described as major. Sadly, the driver of the Toyota succumbed to his injuries at the scene. Officials have identified the decedent as 57-year-old Hormoz Azizpor of Modesto.

Modesto Man Killed in Alameda County Collision

A Modesto man was killed, and another was injured in a head-on collision along Highway 84 near Sunol in Alameda County on the morning of November 7, 2019. The crash occurred on Pleasanton Sunol Road in the vicinity of Koopman Road and Interstate 680 around 5:15 a.m., according to the California Highway Patrol (CHP). One of the parties involved in the car accident was transported to a hospital in Castro Valley for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries. Sadly, a second person was pronounced deceased at the scene. Officials have identified the decedent as 29-year-old Jorge Esparza of Modesto. A GoFundMe page has been established on behalf of Mr. Esparza’s family to help cover his funeral expenses.

Modesto Man Killed in Benicia Hit and Run Accident

A 56-year-old man from Modesto was killed in a Benicia hit and run accident on the evening of October 21, 2019. The pedestrian accident occurred along Interstate 780 in the vicinity of the State Park Road overpass in Benicia around 7:40 p.m. According to the California Highway Patrol (CHP), a man was hit by a 2013-2018 silver Honda Accord. The driver of the Honda reportedly left the scene following the collision. Sadly, he succumbed to his injuries at the scene. His identity has been withheld by the Solano County Coroner’s Office until his family has been notified.

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.

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