Fatal Salinas Pedestrian Accident McFadden Road, Armstrong Road

 Fatal Salinas Pedestrian Accident McFadden Road, Armstrong RoadDeadly Pedestrian Hit-and-run Crash at McFadden and Armstrong Roads

SALINAS, Calif. (August 4, 2021) —  A fatal Salinas pedestrian accident happened early Wednesday at McFadden Road and Armstrong Road.

UPDATE: Luis Martinez Cimientos, 28, of Salinas, identified as pedestrian killed in Salinas crash

A green or grey van reportedly struck a farm worker at the Salinas intersection, according to the California Highway Patrol. It is unknown what led up to the deadly crash, however, there is an ongoing investigation. The victim was a farm worker identified as Luis Marinez Cimientos.

Suspect Flees Crash Scene After Fatal Salinas Pedestrian Accident

The driver reportedly fled the scene, but the vehicle may have been located in a nearby field. Also, the vehicle had minor traffic accident damage and authorities noted a beer can was in the center console and a Hispanic male appeared to be asleep inside the vehicle.

Meanwhile, California Highway Patrol officers at the scene requested a Spanish speaking police officer.

Additionally, investigators will piece together evidence on scene and seek witnesses to help them determine what happened.

The California Highway Patrol is hoping the public will help them locate the suspect. Witnesses or anyone with information may call 831-796-2160.

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