Deadly Pedestrian Accident in Woodland, CA
64-year-old Richard Hoar was hit and killed in Woodland, CA on Friday morning.
The man was jogging in a rural area on the shoulder of Road 25A before entering the intersection at County Road 98.
It was around 4:40 in the morning when an unspecified vehicle struck him.
Sadly, despite life-saving efforts, Hoar was pronounced dead at the scene.
No details have been provided regarding the involved driver. It is unclear if they stayed at the scene or not.
Investigators are actively working to piece together all of the details of the accident.
JT Legal Group sends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Richard Hoar.
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.
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 also be entitled to wrongful death benefits.
Contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111 if you need legal assistance following an accident.