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Fatal Truck Collision That Involved U.S. Mail Vehicle in Porterville Needs Investigation

On Friday, April 3, 2015, a child was killed in a truck collision on Delta Street in Porterville, that involved a postal truck.  The fatal vehicle accident took place in Tulare County, at 1:30 PM.  The toddler has been identified as T.J. Trevino.

An United States mail truck was out making deliveries in the Delta and Aurora Avenue area.  The Post Office vehicle stopped at the residence of 481 N. Delta Street, and as it pulled away the truck hit the 18-month-old boy.

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It is reported that witnesses saw T.J. run suddenly out into the roadway right before the postal truck pulled out.

T.J. Trevino sustained major injuries and was said to not be breathing after the accident.  He was rushed by ambulance to Sierra View Medical Center, in Porterville, where he later died from his injuries.

The Porterville Police continue to investigate the incident.

Let us help with the investigation.  The Law Office of Nelson and Rozier are experienced in all types of car collisions.  A claim needs to be filed against the U.S. government as soon as possible, so that liability isn’t solely placed on the family.  Call Mr. Rozier today at 559-713-0159.  www.nelsonrozier.com

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