A pedestrian accident, early Sunday morning, claimed the life of a 31-year-old man as he walked in front of a vehicle that was heading eastbound on State Road 198, according to the California Highway Patrol.
The man, of Lemoore, was struck by a 2000 Isuzu Rodeo, according to reports by CHP. The woman driving the SUV was traveling at approximately 70 mph. She applied her brakes to avoid hitting the pedestrian, but was unsuccessful in doing so.
State Road 198 heading eastbound was closed for approximately two hours while officers investigated the accident.
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