Grandmother Killed in Stockton Hit and Run Accident
A Stockton grandmother was killed in a hit and run accident while walking to church on the night of December 12, 2019. The incident occurred around 7:00 p.m. on Benjamin Holt Drive in the vicinity of Leesburg Place and Pershing Avenue in Stockton. An elderly woman was on her way to the Presentation Catholic Church to attend a mass in memory of her late mother’s birthday. She was attempting to cross West Benjamin Holt Drive when a driver of a pickup truck crashed into her and reportedly fled the scene without rendering aid. Sadly, she passed away at the scene. Officials from the San Joaquin County Coroner’s Office have identified the decedent as 71-year-old Trinidad Avalos Cornelio of Stockton.