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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.

Pedestrian Struck by Hit and Run Driver

A suspected hit and run vehicle that was involved in a January 3 fatal pedestrian accident is being sought by the Sacramento Police Department. The accident occurred at the intersection of Rio Linda Boulevard and Acacia Avenue in Sacramento near South Hagginwood. The pedestrian was found lying in the road by officers who responded to the crash at about 6:30 in the evening after a report of a vehicle vs. pedestrian accident. The pedestrian suffered major injuries in the accident and was transported to a local hospital by Sacramento Fire medics. The 53-year-old Sacramento man died of his injuries at the hospital the following day, according to a news release. He has since been identified by the coroner’s office as Anthony Moreno.

Union Pacific Train Hits Pedestrian 

A female pedestrian was killed on December 29, 2019, by a Union Pacific train in Sacramento after 7:30 in the evening. According to a Union Pacific spokesperson, the train was heading north in the vicinity of East Railroad and Napa avenues when the accident occurred. The pedestrian died at the crash site. The Sacramento Police are investigating the accident to determine why it happened along with representatives of Union Pacific. The pedestrian has not been identified pending notification of family members as of the time of this report. 

Fruitridge Road Site of Pedestrian Fatality

A pedestrian fatality occurred in the early hours of December 15 when a walker wAll Postsas severely injured and died at the accident scene after being struck by a red SUV. The accident was reported to the Sacramento Police Department, and officers arrived at the crash site at Fruitridge Road and Nona Way at about 3:00 a.m. Paramedics arrived to declare the pedestrian as expired. The accident investigation was taken over by the California Highway Patrol (CHP), which had jurisdiction where the incident occurred.

Man and Woman Fatally Injured in Pedestrian Accident

Two pedestrians were killed on Watt Avenue in the vicinity of Jackson Road on December 13, 2019, at about 11:30 at night in Sacramento. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) said that two pedestrians were involved in the incident along with a Volkswagen. The man and woman were reported to be standing in the road prior to the accident and suffered major, life-threatening injuries. By the time police arrived, they were lying on the road. The man was pronounced dead at the accident scene. The woman was transported to the hospital where she died. Officials have identified the decedents as 38-year-old Marquist Allen and 46-year-old Maricela Aguilar, both residents of Sacramento. A GoFundMe account has been established on behalf of Ms. Aguilar’s family to cover her medical and funeral expenses.