On June 28 six-year-old Andrew Jackson was hit by a car while riding his bike and suffered fatal injuries. Reportedly Jackson was riding his bike on Connie Court in Merced when he rode into the path of a Toyota Tacoma driven by Cher Thao. Thao was driving at a slow speed but he was still unable to stop the vehicle in time. It was reported that the police officer who first arrived on the scene administered CPR until the ambulance arrived. Jackson was taken to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.