Fresno, Visalia, Bakersfield Collision Attorney John L. Rozier has the following accident report; On Sunday, July 3, 2016, a pedestrian was fatally injured in a vehicle accident, in Tulare County. The hit-and-run car crash occurred on Sand Creek Road/Avenue 460, near Orange Cove, at about 5:25 AM.
17-year-old Matthew William Swepston, of Squaw Valley, was walking westbound on Sand Creek Road, east of Road 136. An unidentified automobile was also traveling west and hit the teenager.
Swepston died at the scene of the accident.
The vehicle took off after hitting the victim.