Man Dies Following Fatal Porterville Pedestrian Accident at Locust Avenue and Hockett Street
Porterville, California (November 15, 2019) - A pedestrian died after being struck by a vehicle in the area of Locust Avenue and Hockett Street in Porterville Wednesday evening, a local news source report.
The fatal pedestrian accident, which was reported at about 7:44 p.m. Wednesday, November 13, happened at the intersection of Locust Avenue and Hockett Street.
First responders arrived at the scene and found a male pedestrian that had been hit by a 2009 GMC Sierra.
Authorities determined that the GMC was traveling westbound on Locust Avenue when it turned northbound onto Hockett Street and struck the pedestrian who was crossing the roadway.
The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene. The name of the victim has not been disclosed pending notification of family.
The female driver of the GMC was uninjured and cooperated with the authorities. Alcohol or drugs were not considered factors in the crash.
The Porterville Police Department’s Major Accident Investigation Team (MAIT) is investigating the accident. Anyone with information about this accident is urged to call Sergeant Jordan or Corporal Calloway at 559-782-7400.