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Traffic Accident on McAuliff Street, One Killed, in Visalia

Tulare County Wrongful Death Lawyer John Rozier has the following collision report: On Tuesday, April 14, 2015, a fatal traffic accident took place in Visalia.  The rear-end vehicle crash that ended in the death of one driver, occurred at around 3:30 AM, on McAuliff Street, near Golden West High School.

Jose De Jesus Sanchez, 65, was driving south on McAuliff, in a black 1999 Hyundai Accent.  As the Accent was crossing the St. John’s River bridge, a Honda Accord drove up behind it at a higher rater of speed.

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The Honda, which was driven by Michael Coffman, 22, smashed into the back of the Hyundai.  Both cars were pushed south across the bridge, upon impact.  The automobiles came to rest in front of the high school.

Jose De Jesus Sanchez suffered fatal injuries, and was pronounced dead at the scene of the wreck.  Coffman and a passenger in the Accord, sustained injuries, but did not want medical treatment.

Please call us this afternoon to preserve evidence of this accident.  Mr. Rozier is located right herein Visalia and would like to speak to the family of the accident victim.  His number is 559-713-0159, or contact online at