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:
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.