Pedestrian Struck & Killed in Palm Springs
A man identified as Jesse Fleury, 39, fell victim to a hit-and-run pedestrian crash on Friday morning.
Fleury was reportedly struck near the intersection of East Palm Canyon and South Broadmoor Drives.
It was around 6:40 a.m. on May 27th when the San Jacinto man was hit by a 2012-16 Porsche Carrera.
The man sadly died at the scene due to the impact.
Police are still in search of the involved driver. The vehicle was reported to have acquired front-end damage as a result.
Anyone with information is advised to contact police at 760-323-8125 or Crime Stoppers at 760-347-7867.
JT Legal Group sends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Jesse Fleury.
According to statistics, 20% of pedestrian fatalities include fleeing drivers. In addition, 68% of those killed in hit-and-run crashes are pedestrians and bicyclists.
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.
Contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111 if you need legal assistance following an accident.