Jesse Herrera, 32, Fatally Struck by Vehicle on Menlo Avenue
HEMET (July 14, 2018) – 32-year-old Hemet resident was killed in a pedestrian accident on Menlo Avenue Thursday evening, according to the Press-Enterprise.
The fatality was identified as Jesse Herrera.
Preliminary investigation revealed Herrera was trying to cross Menlo when he was struck by an eastbound GMC pickup. Authorities added Herrera was crossing between two intersections at the time of the accident.
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First responders reportedly found Herrera downed on Menlo near Santa Fe Street. Paramedics performed CPR to Herrera but he was sadly pronounced dead at the location.
Meanwhile, the name of the driver and their whereabouts after the accident remained unknown at this time.
Investigators handling the case continue to work to determine the exact circumstances that led to the deadly incident.
We offer our warmest of thoughts, our prayers, and condolences to the family members of Mr. Jesse Herrera as they search for peace and comfort.
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A forensic examination of the vehicle involved, as well as photos that were taken of the scene, will be made to help investigators determine exactly what happened here and why. Other potential factors will be looked into as well including whether or not a driver was under the influence at the time of the accident, whether or not a motorist was distracted, operating the vehicle recklessly, or traveling over the speed limit prior to impact. Each of these factors plus several others will be assessed allowing police officials to draw up a final conclusion.
Depending on the results of the investigation, the family members of Mr. Jesse Herrera may have the right to a wrongful death claim. Surviving family of victims killed in similar accidents are potentially entitled to seek recompense for funeral costs, and loss of love and companionship.
If your loved one has been involved in a pedestrian accident and you are unsure of what steps to take, we encourage you to contact Johnson Attorneys Group at 855-703-4186. Give us a call and speak with one of our experienced Riverside County car and pedestrian accident lawyers. We will provide you with a free case evaluation and help you take the right steps following a traumatic incident.
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