Pedestrian Fatality on Yosemite Blvd in Modesto
The Modesto Police Department (Modesto PD) reported a pedestrian fatality on Yosemite Blvd. in Modesto on the night of Thursday, December 17, 2020. The Modesto pedestrian accident occurred at approximately 8:10 p.m. on Yosemite Boulevard in the vicinity of Riverside Drive. A man was crossing the road when he was struck by an eastbound SUV. The SUV driver, a 25-year-old woman, remained at the scene and cooperated with local law enforcement in the investigation. The driver was believed to not have been impaired by alcohol or drugs, Modesto PD reported. The pedestrian was transported to Memorial Medical Center for treatment. Sadly, he succumbed to his injuries during hospitalization. His identity has been withheld by authorities due to pending notification of his family.