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Pedestrian Collision at Newcomb Street and Putnam Avenue, in Porterville, Ends in Fatality

Central California Personal Injury Lawyer John L. Rozier has the following report;  On Tuesday, December 15, 2015, a pedestrian accident killed one person in Tulare County.  The car collision happened in Porterville on Newcomb Street, at about 6:21 PM.

Shean Yocum 36 years old, was driving a vehicle southbound on Newcomb Street.

At that time Laurie Heath, 52, was walking in an unmarked crosswalk at Putnam Avenue.

Yocum claimed that they did not see the pedestrian crossing until it was too late, and struck the woman.

Heath sustained fatal injuries.  She was taken to Sierra View Medical Center, in Porterville, where she died a short time later.

Mr. Rozier is located in Visalia, just miles from Porterville, and would like to speak to the family of the accident victim. Please give him a call at 559-713-0159, or contact our office online.