Pedestrian Killed in Delano Hit-and-Run at County Line and Melcher
DELANO (December 4, 2017) – A fatal hit-and-run accident occurred in the area of County Line and Melcher roads on December 1 Friday, according to Kern Golden Empire.
The collision was reported at 11:25 p.m.
As per the article, Delano Police Department said a pedestrian was believed to have been struck and killed by a vehicle near or at the intersection of County Kine and Melcher.
Police officials responded to the scene and found a man down with injuries consistent with being hit by a car. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.
The name of the deceased has not been yet released pending notification of next of kin.
Meanwhile, police affirmed that the driver apparently involved did not stop to render aid and fled. The suspect vehicle is described as a maroon Honda, with front-end damage and possible damage to one or more of its windows.
Anyone with information is urged to contact the Dispatch Center at (661) 721-3377 or the Delano Police Department Tip Line at (661) 721-3369.
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It is apparent that the motorist involved will be held responsible for causing the tragic accident that has led to the death of the man. Regardless of their reasons, fleeing the scene following a collision is a serious crime and punishable by law, especially if the crash fatally injured another individual.
The family of the deceased pedestrian has the right to pursue a wrongful death lawsuit against the suspect who has neglected the safety of others on the road. The claim will include a recompense for the funeral costs, loss of future income and loss of love and companionship.
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