32-Year-Old Man Killed in Redding Pedestrian Crash
The man who was fatally struck by a vehicle in Redding has been ID’d as David Allen Brown, 32.
The incident occurred on August 18th within the southbound lanes of Highway 273.
CHP reported it was just before 6 p.m. when a GMC hit him after Brown walked into its path.
It was also reported that two additional drivers ran him over. He sadly died at the scene.
Witnesses are urged to contact authorities at 530-225-0500.
JT Legal Group sends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of David Allene Brown.
There was a 26% increase in pedestrian deaths in California from 2014-2018.
In addition, California’s pedestrian fatality rate is about 25% higher than the national average.
Tips for pedestrians:
- Always be aware of your surroundings
- Avoid distractions (use of headphones, cell phone)
- Obey traffic laws & signals
- Always use crosswalk
If your injuries are caused by the negligence of a third party you may be entitled to compensation. In the event of a death, families may be entitled to wrongful death benefits.
Contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111 if you need legal assistance following an accident.