Pedestrian Killed in Accident in South Sacramento Identified
Paul Robert Duarte, 44, of Sacramento, died in a suspected DUI pedestrian accident at 29th Street and Gardendale Road in Sacramento.
The crash occurred about 9:53 p.m. on Nov. 21st in Sacramento, according to to FOX40 News and the Sacramento County Sheriff Coroner.
A 60-year-old man named Bobby Thomas was reportedly driving at the intersection of 29th and Gardendale Road.
The motorist reportedly struck a pedestrian due to unknown circumstances
Paramedics responded and found the pedestrian suffering from serious injuries. The medical crews performed life-saving measures on Paul Duarte but sadly he succumbed to his injuries and died shortly afterwards.
DUI Crash at 29th Street and Gardendale Road
Meanwhile, police reportedly located Bobby Thomas at a nearby residence after he left the scene. Investigators determined the driver was allegedly under the influence of alcohol or drugs at the time of the collision. Authorities arrested Bobby Thomas and booked him on on DUI charges as well as gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated.
The case remains under investigation.
him include vehicular manslaughter and driving under the influence.
Sacramento County Coroner’s Office identified Kathleen Ellen Blair as the woman who died in the crash.
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