Chico, California (October 1, 2019) – A man died after being struck by a car last week Friday in Chico.

According to a local news source, the fatal pedestrian accident happened on East Lassen Avenue near the Highway 99 overpass.

59-year-old Robert Castillo was walking in the area when he was hit by a car.

Castillo was seriously injured and was transported to Enloe Medical Center where he died while undergoing treatment.

No further information was provided.

An investigation to determine the cause of the accident is ongoing.