Sacramento, CA (April 1, 2024) – The Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office reports that a man in Rancho Cordova was struck and killed by a driver on Monday evening.

According to officials, The crash occurred on Folsom Boulevard near Mine Shaft Drive just after 6:10 p.m. The victim sustained critical injuries, according to a sheriff’s office representative; authorities say he was then pronounced deceased a short time after the collision. Although the circumstances of the incident are still unknown, the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office continues to investigate.

We offer our sincere condolences to the deceased man’s family.

Pedestrian Accidents in Sacramento

There is an increasing number of pedestrian accidents and deaths in California, in part because more individuals are choosing to walk instead of driving due to rising costs, environmental factors, and beyond. The California Office of Traffic Safety has further stated that pedestrian fatalities and injuries on state highways are increasing year after year.

However, if you’ve lost a loved one in a pedestrian crash, you may be entitled to file a case against the driver or other party if they had any involvement in the accident. When it comes to a wrongful death lawsuit, several types of damages can be recovered, including loss of consortium, funerary expenses, lost income and future earning potential, and much more. Contact the Law Offices of J.G. Winter immediately to learn more about the damages available after a crash has resulted in your loved one’s death. Call our Sacramento wrongful death attorneys at 844-705-0431 to arrange a free consultation.

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