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Orosi Woman Killed in Hit-and-Run Vehicle Collision, in Tulare County

Tulare County Personal Injury Lawyer John Rozier has the following accident update; On Wednesday, January 21, 2015, a pedestrian was killed in Orosi, by a hit-and-run driver.  The vehicle collision took place on Frances Drive, at approximately 6 PM.

Salud Baragan, who was 80 years old, was outside in the street, getting into the passenger side of her granddaughter’s automobile.  The car was parked facing the opposite way, on Frances Drive, near Albert Avenue.

A blue Chevrolet Cavalier that was speeding on the roadway hit Barragan.  She was thrown from the vehicle and was hurt badly.

The Chevy drove away after the collision, and police are still on the lookout for the suspect.

Baragan suffered head trauma and other major injuries, and was taken to Kaweah Delta Medical Center, in Visalia.  She was pronounced dead later at the hospital.

While our condolences go out to the friends and family of the victim, we recognize that no monetary sum can ease the pain and loss felt after a tragedy such as this.However, just monetary compensation can help ease the burden of medical bills,final expenses, and help support any dependents left behind by the deceased.Please contact us at or call Mr. Rozier, at 559-713-0159, if you would like help filing a claim.