Woman Killed in Pedestrian Accident on Highway 99
MERCED COUNTY, Calif. (August 5, 2020) — Charlene Webb was struck and killed Wednesday morning while running across Highway 99 in Merced County.
The California Highway Patrol reported a driver in a Toyota hit the woman about 12:30 a.m. in the northbound lanes of Highway 99 between Sultana Drive and Westside Boulevard.
The Toyota’s driver pulled over and stopped after the crash. The driver reportedly moved the woman off the highway and onto the highway median as they waited for police and paramedics to arrive.
Unfortunately, the woman suffered major injuries and died at the scene.
Detectives investigating the crash noted that before the collision, the pedestrian was traveling in a car with a man southbound on Highway 99. She reportedly got out of the vehicle when it stopped at the side of the road and ran out across the highway.
There were no arrests made after the crash.
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