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Pedestrian Struck by Car in Kerman Leads to Fatality

September 19, 2011- A 56-year-old man from Mendota was killed when he was hit by a car near Kerman, west of Fresno, Monday night.

The unidentified man was walking in the middle of the road, in the westbound lane of Belmont Avenue, east of Bishop Avenue, at about 9 PM. It is reported that he was wearing dark clothing.

The driver of a Honda, Angelica Pelaez, of Kerman, was unable to see him, as she drove west on Belmont Ave. She hit the pedestrian from behind. The man died at the scene of the accident.

After the crash the car caught fire and burned. Pelaez was able to get out of the car, and was uninjured.

I am a lawyer, that specializes in these types of cases, serving the central valley. Please give me a call, Attorney John Rozier 559-713-0159.