Investigators are working to piece together all of the details of a fatal pedestrian crash that occurred in Huntington Beach Saturday.
49-year-old John Diaz was struck by a pickup truck in the evening just minutes before 7 p.m.
The incident took place on Slater Avenue on December 31st.
Diaz was attempting to cross the street when the Chevrolet Silverado hit him.
Sadly, despite life-saving measures, the man died at the scene.
The crash remains under investigation.
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:
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.