Man Killed in Loleta Pedestrian Crash on Highway 101 Identified 


Derek Radcliffe Killed in Loleta Pedestrian Crash on Highway 101, Friday Night

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Man Killed in Loleta Pedestrian Crash on Highway 101 Identified

Loleta, California – Derek Radcliffe, 40, of Fortuna in the man who was killed in a Loleta crash on Friday night on Highway 101, according to a report released by the California Highway Patrol.

According to the report, Redcliffe was walking east on the highway when a northbound 2010 Toyota struck him just south of the Loleta Drive exit and knocked him onto the ground.

The crash was reported at about 9:45 p.m. December 18.

While lying in the roadway, Redcliffe was struck by a 2006 Chevrolet.

CHP said Radcliffe was killed in the crash.

The involved drivers stayed at the scene and cooperated with the investigators.

Authorities said the motorists were not suspected of DUI.

CHP is investigating the accident.


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