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Shafter Pedestrian Killed in Hit-and-Run Car Accident on South Shafter Avenue

Tulare County Wrongful Death Lawyer John Rozier has the following accident report; On Sunday, August 14, 2016, a pedestrian suffered fatal injuries in Shafter.  The Kern County hit-and-run car collision took place on Shafter Avenue.

Guadalupe Govea, 45, was in her driveway in the 700 block of South Shafter Avenue, when she was struck by a vehicle.  The auto then fled the scene.

Govea sustained severe injuries and was taken by ambulance to Kern Medical Center.  She died an hour later in the Bakersfield hospital.

Police announced that the suspect who hit Govea is Jose De Jesus Godoy Guitron.

No other information on this crash is known at this time.

Mr. Rozier is located in Visalia and would like to speak to the family of the accident victim. Please give him a call at 559-713-0150, or contact us online.