Larry Raven Killed in Fresno Pedestrian Crash on Bunkerhill Drive near Ticonderoga Drive

Vernardo Orgeta Arrested after Fatal Fresno Pedestrian Accident on Bunkerhill Drive near Ticonderoga Drive


Fresno, California (January 25, 2020) – A man who was killed in a pedestrian accident in Fresno on Monday, January 6, in Fresno has been identified as 80-year-old Larry Raven.

According to the California Highway Patrol, Larry Raven was walking on North Bunkerhill Drive near East Ticonderoga Drive and was hit by a Ford F-250 truck that was backing out of a private driveway.

Mr. Raven sustained serious injuries and was taken to Community Regional Medical Center where he died while undergoing treatment.

The motorist, 42-year-old Vernardo Orgeta was arrested after the accident.

It is reported that the California Highway Patrol will refer multiple charges including misdemeanor manslaughter to the Fresno County District Attorney.

No other information was provided.

An investigation into the accident is ongoing.

Wrongful death and personal injury attorney Arin Khodaverdian, President and Managing Partner of Alpine Law Group, urges accidents victims and their families to immediately seek legal assistance. “Those who are affected by tragedy have rights, but they must act quickly in order to preserve those rights to the full extent of the law. Often, swift action by an experienced attorney is imperative in order to preserve evidence, interview witnesses and immediately begin pursuing any and all responsible parties.”

While Mr. Khodaverdian does not represent any of the parties involved in this incident, he has recovered over $100 million for thousands of injury victims and their families. “In one case, we were able to recover a 7-figure settlement within 11 business days of being hired by the family of a victim killed by a negligent driver. While this result is atypical and does not predict future outcomes, justice in this case help bring about closure and a swift sense of justice for the family.”

Mr. Khodaverdian, a contributor to this site, is available for free consultations 24/7 by calling 800-984-4123.