Mary Phister Killed in Pedestrian Accident 

January 9, 2023

Elderly Woman ID’d in Fatal Clovis Pedestrian Accident 

81-year-old Mary Phister fell victim to a pedestrian crash in Clovis last Wednesday. 

It was at about 5:30 p.m. when the woman was struck near Herndon and Del Rey Avenues. 

Phister was going to check her mail when a Mazda struck her on January 4th. 

She was airlifted to Community Regional Medical Center with major injuries where she sadly died. 

No injuries were reported from 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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