Pedestrian killed while crossing street in Fairfield

March 16, 2014 2:58:51 PM PDT
Police report that a 62-year-old pedestrian was fatally struck while crossing a street in Fairfield Sunday morning.

Officers responded to multiple calls reporting a collision involving a pedestrian on West Texas Street at Fifth Street at about 9:40 a.m., according to Fairfield police.

Arriving officers found a Fairfield man lying in the street with major head trauma, police said.

The victim was taken to a trauma center where he later died, police said.

According to a preliminary investigation, the driver of a Chevrolet truck -- a 57-year-old Fairfield man -- had been turning onto West Texas Street when he struck the victim, who was walking across the street in a marked crosswalk, police said.

The driver stopped at the scene and cooperated with investigators.

Alcohol was not a factor in the crash, police said.

Anyone with information about the case is asked to contact the Fairfield police traffic unit at (707) 428-7300.

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