Pedestrian Crash Kills Linden Burke

March 8, 2023

81-Year-Old Man ID’d in Fatal Joshua Tree Crash

Linden Burke, of Joshua Tree, fell victim to a pedestrian accident on Saturday morning.

The 81-year-old man was struck on Highway 62 in the eastbound lanes.

It is unclear at this time what caused the accident.

It was around 5 a.m. when the incident took place in Joshua Tree on March 4th.

Unfortunately, Burke was pronounced dead at the scene.

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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