Woman Killed in Hit-and-Run Crash on R Street [Merced, CA]

Woman Killed in Hit-and-Run Crash on R Street [Merced, CA]

Woman Killed in Hit-and-Run Crash on R Street [Merced, CA]

Auto-Pedestrian Collision near Loughborough Drive Left One Dead

MERCED, CA (September 7, 2023) – Early Wednesday morning, a woman was killed in a hit-and-run crash on R Street. 

Police responded to the incident around 5:21 a.m. in the R Street area between Loughborough Drive and Buena Vista Drive.

According to the investigators, police were called to the area after the woman was spotted passing motorists. Although, it was unclear what she was doing in the roadway prior to the incident. 

Upon arrival, officers found the woman lying in the roadway with injuries consistent with a pedestrian crash.

Despite the life-saving efforts of the paramedics, the woman succumbed to her injuries at the scene. At this time, her identity remains undisclosed to the public, pending notification from the next of kin. 

Police report that they are looking for a full-size pickup truck that may have struck the victim and fled the scene. 

Contact Officer Calcagno at 209-769-8885 if you have additional information about the fatal hit-and-run.

Our warm and sincerest sympathies go out to the friends and family of the victim. May the memories of your loved one and the love of your family give you strength in the days ahead.

Losing someone in a hit-and-run crash is always a traumatic experience for the surviving family. At Sweet James, We understand that the death of a loved one can leave a lasting impact on your emotional and financial well-being, and we are here to help. Our wrongful death attorneys understand that the legal issues impose challenges to those involved. Let us help you through the legal process so that you can focus on the welfare of your family. Call us today at 1-800-900-0000 to arrange a free and confidential case evaluation.

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