John Hamilton Killed in Pedestrian Crash on Laguna Vista Drive [MENIFEE, CA]
Senior Killed while Trying to Cross Menifee Intersection Identified
MENIFEE, CA (July 29, 2020) – A senior citizen who died in a pedestrian crash Wednesday evening in Menifee has been identified.
The crash happened around 7:30 p.m. at the intersection of Laguna Vista Drive and Rockport Road.
75-year-old John Hamilton, a local resident, was walking north on Laguna Vista Drive, within the marked crosswalk, when a westbound vehicle struck him. The driver had yielded for a stop sign but did not see the senior step into the roadway until it was too late.
Hamilton was knocked to the ground and suffered a severe head trauma.
The 59-year-old motorist from Menifee pulled over and called 911.
Firefighter paramedics arrived and took Hamilton to Inland Valley Medical Center in Wildomar, where he died a short time later.
The exact cause of the crash is still under investigation, but there is no suspected alcohol or drugs involved.
Police asked anyone with information to contact them at 951-723-1690.
We send our most heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of John Hamilton.
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