March 10, 2017- A pedestrian was killed in a car accident on Friday, in Porterville. The Tulare County vehicle collision happened on State Route 65, at around 8:00 PM.
The California Highway Patrol reported that a 22-year-old man was walking in the roadway on Highway 65. Near Henderson Avenue, a Jeep Wrangler struck the pedestrian.
The victim died at the scene of the incident.
Issues still remaining to be investigated include determining the speed of the SUV, whether road conditions may have contributed to this accident, and whether the facts of this accident as reported are accurate.