• January 05, 2017

Man in Wheelchair Killed in Truck Accident on Santa Fe Street in Visalia, CA

Visalia, CA -- A pedestrian vs. truck collision on Santa Fe Street in Visalia, CA claimed the life of an unidentified man in a wheelchair Wednesday, January 4, 2017.

The collision took place in the area of Santa Fe Street and Sequoia Avenue about 2:14 p.m. The report claims officials believe the man may have been sheltering from the rain when the incident took place. The driver of the semi-truck, 34-year-old Juan Negrete, was uninjured in the collision.

Officials say the man was killed at the scene after sustaining major head trauma.

The man's identity had yet to be disclosed pending notification of next of kin.

The preliminary media report provided no further information at the time of its release.

Authorities are investigating the details of the incident and hope to learn more as the investigation concludes.


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