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Elderly Pedestrian Hit and Killed by Truck near Madera

January 23, 2012- A pedestrian was killed in a crash on Monday, near Madera, north of Fresno. The accident happened just before 6:00 PM.

Jo Jung Chan, 79, was walking across the middle of Adell Street, east of Owens Street, carrying a bag of groceries.

Federico Cabral, of Madera, was traveling east on Adell St., in his 1993 Ford ranger. It is reported that he was about 13 feet in front of Chan before he was able to react.

The pickup truck struck Chan as he was crossing the road.

Chan suffered major injuries and died at the scene of the collision.