Santa Maria Man Dies after Struck by Vehicle while walking along 15 Freeway in Barstow
BARSTOW, CA (November 25, 2022) – A man was killed in a pedestrian accident on 15 Freeway in Barstow Friday evening on November 18.
The fatal accident happened around 9:12 p.m. just south of East Main Street. According to the CHP, the male pedestrian wearing dark clothing was walking within traffic lanes of the northbound freeway when a 2010 Dodge Challenger struck him.
Emergency medical personnel responded and immediately began life-saving measures as they transported the victim to Barstow Community Hospital.
Despite life-saving efforts at the hospital, the pedestrian was declared dead. He was a 33-year-old Santa Maria resident.
The driver of the Challenger was a 64-year-old Dinuba man.
At this time, it is unknown if alcohol and/or drugs played a role in the crash. The California Highway Patrol Barstow Area Office encouraged anyone with further information to call them at 760-255-5900.
We extend our most heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of the victim.
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