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21 December 2016 By James M. Johnson 0 comments

COACHELLA: Juan Hernandez Dead in Pedestrian Hit-and-Run on Highway 86

Juan Hernandez killed Coachella Highway 86 hit and runCOACHELLA (December 21, 2016)- According to the Riverside Coroner, Juan Hernandez, 36, of Indio, was fatally struck following a pedestrian versus auto collision Tuesday evening.

Authorities received notification of the collision at 11:25 p.m. on Highway 86 near Avenue 52.

Upon the arrival of the Coachella Police Department, the victim identified as Juan Hernandez was pronounced deceased at the scene.

It was confirmed the Indio man was initially struck by an unknown vehicle whose driver failed to stop and fled the scene. Moments later a second driver struck the lifeless body of the man whose driver did indeed pull over and was cooperative with police.

The second driver who struck Hernandez was determined to have not been under the influence and was not arrested or cited.

No information or leads have been provided at this time regarding the hit-and-run driver or vehicle.

Both the Coachella Police Department and the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department are teaming up on the investigation.

Johnson Attorneys Group’s condolences remain with the family members and all friends of Mr. Juan Hernandez. We hope they are brought peace and comfort at this time.

Most deadly accidents are preventable tragedies. If a negligent party has disregarded the safety of others has led to the death of a family member or close friend, it is likely you may have the right to a wrongful death lawsuit. If you have recently lost a loved one and you believe another person is at fault, we urge you to contact Johnson Attorneys Group today to speak with one of our experienced Riverside County wrongful death lawyers at 800-235-6801.

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