LODI - A 46 year old Manteca woman was killed in a traffic collision on Highway 99 early Friday morning.
The crash happened at about 5:23am near the Cherokee Lane exit in Lodi on the northbound lanes of Highway 99. For unknown reasons, the gray 2013 Toyota sedan left the highway and collided into a road sign and a tree before coming to a stop.
Emergency crews arrived to provide aid, but the woman was pronounced deceased in her vehicle. According to the California Highway Patrol, road conditions were wet and the weather was moderate rain.
Authorities are still trying to determine if alcohol or drugs played a factor in the crash, and are asking anyone who may have witnessed the vehicle prior to the crash to contact the Stockton area CHP office at (209) 938-4800.
MODESTO - Authorities are seeking the driver who fled their vehicle early Saturday morning after a crash that claimed the life of an elderly woman.
The crash happened shortly before 4:30am in the northbound lanes of Highway 99 near the South 9th Street exit. A white Honda traveling north collided with an RV in the slow lane, causing both vehicles to end up in the shoulder. The RV landed on its side.
The driver of the Honda fled on foot from the vehicle. A K-9 unit with the Ceres Police Department responded to the scene to attempt to track down the driver, but were unsuccessful. The vehicle was registered to an owner in Ceres.
An 84 year old woman riding in the back of the RV was pronounced deceased at the scene. The driver and passenger, men in their 50's and 60's, suffered major injuries from the crash. All were said to be Washington residents.
Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to contact the California Highway Patrol at (209) 356-2900.
STOCKTON - A man was killed early Tuesday morning as he attempted to cross a street against a light, police say.
The collision happened at about 6:05am near the intersection of California and Walnut. A motorist traveling south on California was driving through a green light continuing through the intersection at Walnut when the pedestrian crossed his path and was struck.
Emergency crews arrived on scene and pronounced the pedestrian deceased. Traffic officers responded to take over the investigation.
The pedestrian was only identified as an adult male.
MODESTO - A Pedestrian was killed after being struck by a train in downtown Modesto Tuesday afternoon.
The crash happened shortly after 6:30pm, dispatched near the intersection of 8th and K Streets. Emergency crews arrived on scene and located the pedestrian, only identified as an adult male, behind the lumber yard north of L Street.
First responders arrived and pronounced the pedestrian deceased at the scene. The stopped freight train blocked several downtown intersections as authorities investigated the crash.
MERCED COUNTY - Emergency crews responded to a report of a pedestrian struck by a vehicle on Highway 99 Sunday evening.
The incident was dispatched to the California Highway Patrol at about 7:46pm and reported to be in the northbound lanes of Highway 99 near the Collier Road offramp. Early reports indicate a male attempted to run across the highway and was struck by a vehicle.
Fire and ambulance personnel were dispatched to the scene. Traffic was stopped at Hammett and Winton Parkway. Highway Patrol says the collision scene was blocking the number one lane.
At time of publication, the extent of injuries was not available.
STOCKTON - A bicyclist died after being involved in a collision with a vehicle late Saturday afternoon.
The crash was reported at about 6:42pm near the intersection of Eighth Street and Turnpike Road. Police responded to the scene, and the bicyclist was transported to a hospital where he died from his injuries.
Early indications suggest a motorist was driving through the intersection on a green light when the bicyclist crossed paths with the vehicle, resulting in the collision.
The bicyclist was not identified as of Sunday morning, but authorities say he appears to be a Hispanic man in his 50's.
Traffic officers responded to investigate the collision.
MERCED - A pedestrian was struck and killed after crossing paths with a train Friday morning.
The crash happened at about 7:40am on the Santa Fe Railroad tracks east of Highway 59. Police say they received a call from BNSF reporting the pedestrian being struck by a freight train. Emergency personnel responded to the scene to provide aid to the pedestrian. The injuries sustained were too major, and the pedestrian died at the scene.
Police indicate the pedestrian, identified only as a caucasian man in his mid 20's, was walking near the south end of a Wal Mart when he cross the path of the train. His identity was not released by authorities, pending notification of family members.
Authorities ask anyone with information regarding this incident to contact Merced Police Officer Arias at (209) 384-4188, or the tipster line at (209) 385-7826.