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Vehicle vs. Pedestrian Fatal Collision on Sunnyvale Ave

Mar 27, 2020 12:00AM ● By By Greg Zumstein, California Highway Patrol

SACRAMENTO, CA (MPG) - On March 13, 2020 at approximately 3:17 pm, The California Highway Patrol (CHP) received a call of a vehicle vs. pedestrian collision on Sunnyvale Ave, west of Becerra Way.  Based on witness statements, officers on scene learned that a 14-year old male out of Sacramento, was walking in the roadway on Sunnyvale Ave. west of Becerra Way.  The 14-year old, jumped on the hood of an Infinity coupe being driven by a 17-year old male juvenile traveling westbound on Sunnyvale Ave.  The 14-year old juvenile later came off the hood and was subsequently hit by the Infinity.  Sacramento Metropolitan Fire Department (SMFD) personnel arrived at the scene of the collision and immediately pronounced the 14-year old male deceased at 3:29 pm.  The driver of the Infinity remained on scene and cooperated with investigating officers.  Sunnyvale Ave., west of Becerra Way was closed for approximately two hours to investigate the collision and scene processing.  Witnesses remained on scene and the cause of the collision is under investigation.  There is no suspicion that drugs or alcohol was a factor in this collision.  

Any persons who may have witnessed this collision or who can provide any additional information regarding this collision should call Officer Greg Zumstein or Officer A.J. McTaggart at the North Sacramento Area CHP office at (916) 348-2300 by cell phone at (916) 798-0975.  Follow us on Twitter @CHPNSac,, Instagram @chpnorthsac, or Nextdoor.