Maximino Antonio ID’d as Victim Killed in Hit-and-Run Accident at Kern and J Streets in Tulare
Tulare, California (October 24, 2019) - Maximino Ascenio Antonio, 58, of Tulare, has been identified as the pedestrian who died after being struck by a hit-and-run driver last week Friday in Tulare.
The deadly accident happened at about 8:00 a.m. Friday, October 18 at Kern and J streets.
Authorities said Antonio was hit by a vehicle at Kern and J streets.
Emergency crews responded to the scene and found Antonio lying down on the northwest corner with visible injuries.
Antonio was transported to Kaweah Delta Medical Center where he later succumbed to his injuries.
The driver of the vehicle did not stop to render aid to Antonio and fled the scene.
Tulare Police are searching for the hit-and-run motorist.
The accident remains under investigation. Anyone with information about the crash is urged to call Tulare Police at 559-684-4290.