Karl Karsten, 62, Hit by Car on Mineral King Avenue
VISALIA (August 7, 2017) – A fatal pedestrian accident occurred on Mineral King Avenue Sunday afternoon, August 6, according to Visalia Times-Delta.
The collision was reported just after 3:30 p.m. near Kaweah Delta Medical Center, just west of Locust Street.
As per the article, police said 62-year-old Visalia resident Karl Karsten was struck by a 2012 Chevy sedan while crossing Mineral King Avenue.
Visalia Fatal Pedestrian Accident
Karsten was transported to the nearby hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries.
Meanwhile police believed that the driver of the Chevy, 29-year-old Natasha Morales, was going west on Mineral King Avenue when she hit the man. She did not suffer any injuries in the crash.
Authorities are still investigating the cause of the incident.
We offer our sincerest thoughts and prayers to the family members and friends of Mr. Karl Karsten during such a difficult time.
There are several questions that need to be resolved to determine what exactly caused this fatal collision. Was the driver involved under the influence of drugs or alcohol at the time? Did excessive speed or distracted driving play a role? Was there negligence or recklessness on the part of the motorist?
If your loved one has been a victim in an auto accident and you are unsure of what steps to take, we encourage you to contact Johnson Attorneys Group today and speak with one of our experienced lawyers at 800-235-6801. Give us a call for a free case consultation.
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