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Richard Burton Pedestrian Accident Merced Olive Avenue

Richard Burton Pedestrian Accident Merced Olive Avenue

Richard Burton, 82, Killed in Merced Pedestrian Crash on Olive Avenue

MERCED, CA (May 8, 2023) – Richard Burton was killed after a pedestrian crash on East Olive Avenue in Merced.

The Coroner’s Office identified the 82-year-old Merced man as the victim in the fatal accident which took place last week on Monday.

The incident began when Richard Burton was walking across East Olive Avenue in Merced. For an unknown reason, a sedan struck him.

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Police said the car hit the elderly man in the 2300 block of East Olive Avenue. The Merced Sun Star wrote that the collision occurred on May 1 at about 8:18 p.m.

Richard Burton sustained life-threatening injuries as a result of the pedestrian accident. Paramedics rushed him to an area trauma center, where he soon died.

Meanwhile, police added that the Merced woman driving the sedan stopped and stayed at the site following the incident.

The reports claimed that the collision happened during dark conditions on the stretch of the roadway with minimal lighting. The cause of the Merced pedestrian crash is still under investigation.


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Source: The Merced Sun Star

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