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Victim in Visalia Car Crash on Ben Maddox, Dies from Injuries Months Later

On Sunday, May 17, 2015, a pedestrian accident led to serious injuries in Visalia.  The victim died from his injuries on Saturday, October 24th.  The Tulare County vehicle collision occurred on Ben Maddox Way, at about 8:54 PM.

Authorities reported that Mauricio Gomez Orrostieta, 48, was walking west across Ben Maddox Way, south of Houston Avenue.  As he crossed the street, he was hit by a 1994 Honda Civic, driven by Randy Turner, 24 years old.

The Honda had been northbound on Ben Maddox at the time of the crash.  Orrostieta was reported to have not been in a crosswalk when he was crossing the roadway.

The pedestrian suffered severe injuries and was taken to Kaweah Delta Medical Center for treatment.

He died from his injuries on Saturday, in Kaweah Delta’s Long Term Facility.

Our condolences go out to the family, and friends of the victim. Please let us help you during this trying time. Attorney John Rozier, your lawyer for all wrongful deaths, and car accidents.

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