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Child Killed in Tulare County U.S. Mail Truck Collision, in Porterville

On Friday, April 3, 2015, a little boy was killed in an accident that involved an U.S. Postal Service vehicle, that took place in Tulare County.  The truck collision happened on Delta Street, in Porterville, at approximately 1:30 PM.

The United States mail truck was traveling in the area of Aurora Avenue and Delta St., delivering its post.  It stopped in front of a residence on Delta Street, and as it pulled away from the sidewalk the vehicle struck an 18-month-old toddler, named T.J. Trevino.

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T.J. was seriously injured and taken by ambulance to Sierra View Medical Center.  Witnesses reported that the child appeared to not be breathing, before emergency personnel arrived.  He was declared dead a short time after arriving at the hospital.

Guillermo Trevino, the father of the toddler boy, is asking for support from the community.

Attorney Rozier would like to speak to the family of T.J. as soon as possible.  Let us help you know your rights, which include filing a Federal Tort Claim against the government.  Our condolences go out to the family.  Call at 559-713-0159 or online at