Pedestrian Killed in Hit-and-Run Car Crash on Florin Road and Freeport Boulevard in Sacramento

Pedestrian Killed in Hit-and-Run Car Crash on Florin Road and Freeport Boulevard in Sacramento

ON December 27, 2017

Jataj Zuniga booked into County jail after being found connected to a hit-and-run accident that ended a pedestrian’s life

A pedestrian was killed in a hit-and-run car crash involving suspect Jataj Zuniga near Florin Road and Freeport Boulevard in Sacramento on Christmas Night, according to a local news article.

The unidentified pedestrian was located by authorities shortly after 9:00 p.m. on the roadway, unresponsive, said officials.  There was no other driver found at the site of the accident.

The Sacramento Police pronounced the victim dead at the scene.

A considerable amount of time later, Jataj Zuniga, 20, was found and arrested after being suspected to be connected to the hit-and-run car accident that took place Monday night.

Additionally, Zuniga was booked into Sascramento County Main Jail on a felony charge of hit-and-run with death or injury and a misdemeanor charge of driving under the influence, said the news release.

Furthermore, the victim’s identity was withheld from the article, pending the notification of next-of-kin.

Currently, this crash remains under investigation as authorities work to determine the exact cause and liable party in the crash.

Further details will be reported at a later time once the investigation has concluded.

We of the May Firm extend our deepest condolences to the victims affected by this unfortunate traffic accident.  Our hearts sink upon hearing news of this accident and will keep the victims in our hearts and prayers.  

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