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Mail Truck Collision at Delta Street in Porterville, 18-month-old Child Killed

April 3, 2015- an accident that involved a United States Mail truck ended in the fatality of a toddler boy, in Tulare County.  The vehicle collision happened in the area of Delta Street and Aurora Avenue, on Friday, in Porterville, at around 1:30 PM.

The postal truck was delivering the mail on Delta St. when the 18-month-old child was hit.  Authorities claim that the U.S. Mail vehicle was traveling at an extremely slow speed when it happened.

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The toddler suffered serious injuries as a result of the collision.  He was taken by ambulance to the hospital where he later died.

No other information is available at this time.

Attorney John Rozier offers his condolences.  A police report of the accident can be obtained, and we can file a Federal Tort Claim against the government.  We need to avoid the government claiming that the fault of the accident lies solely with the parents or guardians.  Please let Mr. Rozier help you. Call him at 559-713-0159.  His office is located in Visalia, west of Porterville.