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Porterville Fatal Pedestrian and Car Crash Highway 190 July 29

Porterville Fatal Pedestrian and Car Crash Highway 190 July 29

Porterville crash Highway 190

Woman, 43, Killed in Porterville Crash on Highway 190

PORTERVILLE, CA (July 29, 2021) – A woman was killed after a crash on Highway 190 in the city of Porterville.

According to the FOX 26 News and Your Central Valley, the tragic accident took place on Thursday morning. Officers reported the collision shortly before 5 a.m.

The incident happened when a 43-year-old woman exited her car for an unknown reason and began walking on Highway 190. At the same time, another car was going east.

Victim Hit by Car

Porterville police said the approaching driver then struck the pedestrian in the eastbound lanes. Firefighters along with the paramedics arrived at the scene and found her lying on the ground.

She sustained major injuries as a result of the crash. Medical personnel rushed her to the Sierra View Medical Center, where she died.

The name of the deceased victim remains unreleased pending notification of next of kin. Meanwhile, police affirmed that the 51-year-old man who hit her stopped and stayed at the site.

Officers forced the eastbound side of Highway 190 to shut down for hours following the collision. The cause of the fatal Porterville crash is still under investigation.

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