30-Year-Old Female Hit & Killed at Intersection
Rebecca Rossel was hit and killed by a vehicle at the intersection of McKinley Avenue and Maple Street in Fresno.
The deadly incident occurred on Wednesday, December 8th at 6 p.m.
Reports stated that the 30-year-old woman was hit outside of a crosswalk.
Paramedics provided aid to Rossel at the scene then rushed her to Community Regional Medical Center.
Sadly, despite life-saving measures, Rossel died at the hospital as a result of her injuries.
The involved driver also stopped at the scene and was fully cooperative with authorities.
The crash remains under investigation.
JT Legal Group sends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Rebecca Rossel.
According to statistics, 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