San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department
Date/time: November 9, 2016/ 5:21 pm
Incident: fatal vehicle vs pedestrian collision
Location: Sequoia St/ First Ave, Hesperia
Victim(s): male adult (name withheld pending family notification)
On Wednesday, November 9, 2016 at approximately 5:21 p.m., Deputies from the Hesperia Sheriff’s Station were dispatched to a report of a traffic collision involving a vehicle and a pedestrian.
The adult male victim was transported to a local hospital, where he later succumbed to his injuries.
Deputies found through their investigation the pedestrian was crossing south on Sequoia St. when he was struck by a Ford F150 traveling eastbound on Sequoia St., just east of First Ave. The pedestrian was wearing dark clothing and was not in a crosswalk when he attempted to cross the street.
This is an ongoing investigation by the Hesperia Sheriff’s Station Major Accident Investigation Team (MAIT).Anyone with information is asked to contact Deputy Zane or Deputy Getts at 760-947-1500 or Sheriff’s Dispatch at 760-956-5001 or remain anonymous by calling WE-TIP at 800-78-CRIME.
Refer: Karen Hunt, Media Relations
Phone No. 760-947-1549
John McMahon, Sheriff-Coroner
San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department
Sheriff’s Public Affairs Division
655 E. Third Street
San Bernardino, California 92415-0061
Telephone: (909) 387-3700