Kevin Burgess Hit & Killed in Rancho Cordova

January 4, 2023

58-Year-Old Man Killed in Pedestrian Crash on Highway 50

The Sacramento County Sheriff’s office reported a deadly pedestrian crash in Rancho Cordova last Friday night.

Just minutes before 11 p.m., a man ID’d as Kevin Allen Burgess, 58, was struck by a vehicle on Highway 50.

The incident took place within the westbound lanes.

It is unclear at this time what caused the crash. 

Sadly, Burgess died at the scene despite life-saving measures. 

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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