Tuesday night, at approximately 6:02 pm, Turlock Police responded to a vehicle vs. pedestrian collision that occurred at N. Olive Avenue and Wayside Drive.
The victim, a 70 year old male from Turlock, was walking in the crosswalk at the intersection of N. Olive and Wayside, in steady rain, when he was struck by a Honda Pilot, driven by a 44 year old female from Modesto. The victim sustained life threatening injuries and was transported to an area hospital but died.
The driver of the vehicle remained at the scene and cooperated with the investigating officers. The name of the victim is being withheld, pending notification of family.
This information is being released by Turlock Police Lieutenant Jeff Lopes.
The Turlock Police Department is an active participant in the Crime Stoppers Program. Callers can leave an anonymous tip by calling Crime Stoppers at (209) 521-4636 and may be eligible for a cash reward.