Christian Benton ID’d in Fatal Pedestrian Crash

February 7, 2023

Man Fatally Struck by Vehicle in Homeland, California 

48-year-old Christian Benton has been ID’d as the victim of a deadly pedestrian accident that occurred in Homeland on February 1st.

The man was struck by a vehicle in the evening just before 6:30.

According to CHP, the incident took place at the intersection of Highway 74 and Steinhoff Avenue. 

No information has been provided on the involved driver.

An active investigation remains underway.

California has the highest pedestrian fatality rate which is 25% higher than the national average. 

Due to the vulnerability that pedestrians face on the road, it is important that they take the proper precaution. Below are some tips: 

  • Avoid distractions (headphones, use of cell phone)
  • Be aware of your surroundings 
  • Adhere to all traffic laws & signals 
  • Always use the crosswalk 

If you or a loved one has fallen victim to a pedestrian crash, contact Avian Law Group today. You can reach our firm at (888) 231-3513.

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