1 Dead in Pedestrian Crash on Highway 156 in Prunedale
PRUNEDALE, CA (June 20, 2020) – A person died after a pedestrian accident on Highway 156 involving a semi truck early Saturday morning.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the incident happened at about 1:12 AM. Due to unknown circumstances, a semi-truck struck a pedestrian near Cathedral Oak Road.
Emergency responders pronounced the pedestrian dead at the scene. Authorities withheld the identity of the victim, pending notification of next of kin.
However, it is unknown whether or not the driver of the semi-truck cooperated with investigators.
CHP continues to investigate the cause of the fatal crash. Authorities will release additional information once it becomes available.
The Sweet James team would like to extend our heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of the victim. We wish them strength and comfort during this trying time.
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