Pedestrian Struck, Killed by Car at Locust Avenue and Hockett Street in Porterville

1 Killed in Porterville Pedestrian Accident at Locust Avenue and Hockett Street

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Porterville, California (November 14, 2019) – A man died after being struck by a car in Porterville on Wednesday evening, November 13.

According to a local news source, the accident occurred at about 7:44 p.m. at Locust Avenue and Hockett Street.

The California Highway Patrol said a man was walking in the area when he was struck by a 2009 GMC Sierra that was traveling westbound on the roadway.

The pedestrian was killed in the accident. The identity of the victim was withheld pending notification of next-of-kin.

The female driver of the car was unhurt.

An investigation to determine the cause of 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 is personally available for free consultations 24/7 by calling 800-984-4123.