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Fatal Crash on 47th Street in Sacramento

An accident fatality occurred in Sacramento on March 26 on 47th Avenue when two vehicles collided. Officers with the Sacramento Police Department reported that the collision occurred at about 7:00 in the morning close to 54th Street. Emergency crews with the Sacramento Fire Department took injured people from both vehicles to a nearby hospital. One woman died from her injuries. Another person involved in the collision received minor injuries. The name of the deceased woman has not yet been released pending notification of her next of kin. Investigators with the Sacramento police are looking into how the collision occurred and who was at fault in the accident.

Pedestrian Fatality on Interstate 5 Near Cosumnes River Boulevard

An accident along Interstate 5 in Sacramento resulted in a pedestrian fatality on March 23. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) received a report at around 10:00 at night about a female walking along the southbound side of the interstate close to Cosumnes River Boulevard and the Freeport neighborhood. While the police were in transit to the site, the woman was struck by an older BMW and possibly several other vehicles. All the vehicles involved fled the scene. No information has yet been released on the identity of the deceased, which would not be available until notification of the next of kin by the coroner’s office. Following the collision, the southbound lanes were blocked until after 3:00 a.m., and traffic had to be diverted from Pocket Road to Highway 99. The accident is being investigated by the CHP to determine how it occurred. The CHP is asking anyone who witnessed the accident to call Officer Young at (916) 681-2300.

Stockton Boulevard Is Scene of Latest Pedestrian Fatality

A pedestrian fatality occurred in Sacramento on March 16 along Stockton Boulevard after an individual was struck by a motorist while trying to cross in the middle of the block. The accident occurred around 1:17 in the morning south of Mack Road in the North Laguna, Valley High area of the city. The driver remained at the scene and was cooperating with the Sacramento Police Department. Officers with the California Highway Patrol (CHP) and emergency responders with the Sacramento Fire Department were also on hand. Police were the first to arrive and attempted to administer aid to the pedestrian, however, the person died at the scene. The area around the accident on Stockton Boulevard remained closed following the pedestrian fatality for several hours while police investigated.

Sacramento Resident Dies in Moped Traffic Accident

A traffic accident involving an older man on a moped and young motorist claimed a life on March 11 in Sacramento. The accident happened along 66th Street close to Stockton Boulevard at around 7:20 in the evening, according to a report by the California Highway Patrol (CHP). A man was exiting a driveway on a 2008 Lancer moped when he was struck by a 2005 Acura MDX driven by a teenager, 19, who was heading east along 66th Avenue. 

Pedestrian Killed in Accident at 24th Street Intersection

A pedestrian fatality occurred after an accident with a motor vehicle in Sacramento on February 15 along 24th Street. The accident happened where Kenworthy Way intersects with 24th just south of Meadowview Road. Officers with the Sacramento Police Department arrived at the accident scene as well as emergency responders with the Sacramento Fire Company, and the area was cordoned off to traffic while an investigation was conducted.

Investigators Looking for Hit and Run Driver in Sacramento

A pedestrian fatality was reported in Sacramento on February 13 after a person was struck by a vehicle along Florin Road. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) reported that the body was discovered by a passerby close to Kara Drive at about 2:00 in the morning. The pedestrian was pronounced dead by paramedics when they arrived at the scene. Any people with information about the accident are asked to contact the CHP in South Sacramento. The pedestrian was described as male; however, the identity of the person who died will not be released until the next of kin has been notified.

Pedestrian Killed at Rio Linda Boulevard and Las Palmas Avenue

A pedestrian accident took the life of a man on February 10, 2020, at about 6:10 in the evening at the intersection of Rio Linda Boulevard and Las Palmas Avenue. According to a Sacramento Police Department spokesperson, the pedestrian accident occurred when a vehicle struck the man. The injured pedestrian was transported to a local hospital with major injuries but died later despite efforts to help him. The driver involved in the pedestrian accident remained at the scene and cooperated with police. At the time of this report, DUI is not suspected, according to authorities. 

Cap City Freeway Fatal Motorcycle Crash

A solo motorcycle crash along the Capital City Freeway in Sacramento on February 2, 2020 resulted in a fatality. The accident occurred around 9:22 in the morning along the southbound side of the freeway just north of the Marconi Avenue exit ramp, according to the California Highway Patrol (CHP). A motorist who reported the accident said the motorcycle passed her, and she saw vehicles braking. However, she did not personally witness the crash, which occurred on a curve in the road. 

Pedestrian Killed on Highway 99 in Sacramento

A pedestrian fatality occurred on January 30 after an individual was struck by a big rig along northbound California State Route 99 during the evening hours. The accident happened at about 7:12 p.m. just west of the westbound 47th Avenue exit ramp, according to the California Highway Patrol (CHP) collision report. Emergency responders arrived at the scene and called the county coroner when it was determined that the pedestrian had died. The driver of the big rig, described as a fuel truck, remained at the accident scene and was cooperating with police in their investigation. The CHP is investigating to determine what happened. Chad Fournier, 39, was confirmed by the Sacramento County Coroner’s Office as the pedestrian who was killed in this tragic accident.

Breaking Down Car Accidents and Grief

Suddenly losing a person you love with no warning at all often makes people feel like they are living out their worst nightmares. For people that have lost family or friends in vehicle accidents, dealing with the impact of sudden loss as part of their grieving process can be very difficult. However, if you’ve lost somebody in a crash, it’s important to know that you aren’t alone. Many people deal with fatal car accidents and the grief that they cause.