Fatal Accident Reported on I-5 in Sacramento
A construction worker was fatally struck by a vehicle in Sacramento on Wednesday evening.
The incident occurred around 6:30 p.m. on September 7th on Interstate 5.
Roseann Mary Guzman, 34, was setting up cones on the Sutterville Highway exit ramp when a Toyota minivan swerved across traffic lanes and collided with the work truck and her.
Sadly, Guzman, of Wheatland, died at the scene.
There was also another worker, a 54-year-old man, that suffered major injuries.
No injuries were reported from the minivan driver.
An active investigation remains underway.
JT Legal Group sends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Roseann Guzman.
In 2020, studies showed that the state of California reported 3,723 motor-vehicle deaths which was an increase from 2019.
In the U.S. one’s odds of dying in a car accident is around 1 in 107.
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