Franklin Forch Jr. Killed in Pedestrian Accident on Bowman Road [Ridgecrest, CA]
Franklin Forch Jr. Struck and Killed by Car in Pedestrian Accident on Bowman Road
RIDGECREST, CA (January 15, 2021) — A 38-year-old man identified as Franklin Forch Jr. died in a pedestrian acccident on Monday, January 11.
According to reports, a car struck Forch Jr. in the 300 block of Bowman Road just before 6:00 a.m. Due to the extent of injuries sustained, he was pronounced dead on scene.
There are no further details on how the accident transpired and if impairment or speed played a role in the crash. Officials have not yet released the description of the involved vehicle and the identity of the driver.
The surrounding roadway was closed for a brief time during cleanup and preliminary duties. At this time, authorities continue to investigate the incident.
Witnesses with more details regarding the deadly collision are asked to contact Ridgecrest Police.
Once available, more information on the accident will be released to the public.
We would like to send our sincere condolences to the loved ones and friends of the Franklin Forch Jr. May you find strength and comfort during this difficult time.
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