Jose Mora Killed in Hit-and-Run Accident on Lander Avenue
DATE OF COLLISION: Wednesday, December 26th
December 27, 2018 – 55-year-old Jose Mora, of Hilmar, has been identified as the fatal victim in a traffic collision on Lander Avenue.
The accident happened on Wednesday at 11:30 p.m.
According to Turlock Journal, Mora was driving a Nissan pickup truck south on Lander Avenue and was in the process of making a u-turn when he was struck by the Ford Mustang. Investigators determined the Mustang also was traveling south on Lander Avenue and was moving at a high rate of speed.
Fatal Hit-and-Run Car Accident Wednesday in Turlock
First responders reportedly found Mora unresponsive. Paramedics immediately performed lifesaving measures on him until he was transported to a local hospital where he sadly succumbed to the injuries he received in the crash.
Meanwhile, authorities mentioned the driver of the Mustang walked away from the scene following the incident, and was later picked up by another vehicle. No other details were immediately released.
Police said they are investigating the incident as a hit-and-run.
Anyone with information regarding this collision is encouraged to call the authorities as 668-6536 and 668-6523.
We offer our warmest of thoughts, our prayers, and condolences to the family members of the deceased as they search for peace and comfort.
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