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Menifee, CA (January 9, 2020) – One man was sadly killed in an auto-pedestrian collision that was reported along State Route 74 in Menifee. The fatal accident took place just west of McKinley Road at approximately 8:08 p.m. on Tuesday night, January 7th.
Officials in Riverside County stated that a man, later identified as 27-year-old Ruperto Baiza, of Romoland, was struck by a motor vehicle while walking alongside the roadway. Emergency responders arrived at the scene where they attempted to save the severely injured victim. He was tragically pronounced deceased at 8:17 p.m.
Authorities are presently conducting a thorough investigation into the cause of this accident but no further details were reported.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Ruperto Baiza at this time.
Throughout the United States, at least one life-ending auto-pedestrian collision is reported almost every two hours. Pedestrian accidents in California, like anywhere else in the country, are persistently serious and often fatal as they are commonly caused by the inattentive actions of slipshod motorists. During such a tragic and challenging time, obtaining compassionate representation to safeguard your basic rights is absolutely crucial.
At The May Firm, our accident attorneys are committed to holding negligent and blatantly criminal drivers accountable for the devastation they cause. If you have lost a loved one in a pedestrian accident because of a reckless, criminal, or otherwise negligent driver, please don’t hesitate to leave us a message or call (844) 629-3476 for a free consultation with one of our knowledgeable attorneys today.
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