John Diaz Fatally Struck in Huntington Beach

January 4, 2023

Man Killed in Huntington Beach Pedestrian Crash 

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: 

  • 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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