Juan Moralez Killed in Hit-and-Run Accident on Lander Avenue in Turlock
TURLOCK, CA (May 5, 2021) – Police identified Juan Moralez as the victim who died in a bicycle accident on Lander Avenue.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the collision happened at approximately 7:40 PM.
Prior to that, Moralez was traveling on the road at the time of the crash. Due to unknown reasons, a white 2009 GMC pickup truck struck him. Subsequently, the vehicle left the scene.
As a result, paramedics said Juan Moralez died at the hospital. Officials identified him as a 50-year-old resident of Turlock.
According to police, witnesses followed the GMC and tried to pull it over. However, the vehicle ran away. Then, it crashed on Crows Landing Road before running away again.
Ultimately, officers arrested the driver, 22-year-old Francisco Javier Castellon-Gonzalez. As of now, he is facing charges of hit-and-run causing injury and vehicular manslaughter. In addition, an investigation is ongoing.
We would like to express our deepest condolences to the bereaved family and friends of Juan Moralez.
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