CHP – Fatal Traffic Collision on I-8

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CHP new logoEL CENTRO – On Saturday, April 5, 2014 at around 8:20 p.m. Gerard Sessa III age 29, of Fort Huachuca, Arizona, along with passenger Ronda Sessa, age 29 of Fort Huachuca, AZ, and another passenger, age 6, was driving a blue 2006 Jeep Liberty eastbound on I-8, West of Dunaway Road in the #2 lane.

For reasons unknown, an unidentified male subject was standing in the #2 eastbound lane of I-8, directly to the front of the Jeep.

Gerard Sessa attempted to avoid the pedestrian who was struck in the traffic lanes.

The pedestrian was located on the right shoulder by CHP units and emergency personnel and was declared deceased at the scene.

None of the occupants of the Jeep sustained any injuries and the driver of the Jeep was not under the influence of drugs or alcohol.

The weather at this time was cool and dry with light winds.

This collision is still under investigation.