EL CENTRO – On Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at around 9:50 p.m., the El Centro area California Highway Patrol dispatch center was advised of a possible collision involving a pedestrian on State Route 111, North of Worthington Road.
CHP personnel responded and confirmed the collision to involve a pedestrian who had sustained fatal injuries.
The driver of the 2013 Toyota Corolla, Juan Rivera, age 39 of Mexicali, was uninjured as a result of this collision.
The pedestrian was identified and is believed to be a resident of Calexico.
The Toyota Corolla was traveling Southbound in the #2 lane south of Worthington Road at a stated speed of 60-65 miles per hour.
When the vehicle impacted the pedestrian prior to the driver having the ability to slow or take evasive action.
This collision is still currently under investigation.