Man Killed in Stanislaus County Traffic Accident
30-year-old David Klingenfuss was struck by a vehicle on Thursday morning, sadly resulting in his death.
The accident occurred around 3:30 a.m. in Stanislaus County on May 5th.
Per news reports, the man was struck just west of Roselle Avenue on Briggsmore Avenue.
The man was found lying unconscious when paramedics responded and sadly died at the scene despite life-saving efforts.
Authorities also shut down the area as investigators worked at the scene.
The cause of the crash remains under investigation.
JT Legal Group sends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of David Klingenfuss.
There was also 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.