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Thursday, January 9, 2020

Pedestrian Fatality

On Wednesday, January 8, 2020, at approximately 6:00 p.m., the Turlock Police Department received calls of a pedestrian down in the roadway in the 1200 block of East Avenue that had just been struck by a vehicle. Bystanders began life saving measures until police officers and medical aid arrived and took over. Unfortunately, the victim, a 78 year old woman, succumbed to her injuries on scene. The driver remained on scene and is being cooperative with this investigation. Alcohol and/or drugs do not appear to be a factor in this incident.

Anyone with any information is urged to contact Officer Diaz at (209) 668-1200.

To remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at (209) 521-4636, you may be eligible for a cash reward. You can also contact the Turlock Police Department’s Tip Line at (209) 668-5550 ext. 6780 or email at, if you wish to remain anonymous.

The Turlock Police Department is an active participant in the Crime Stoppers Program. Callers can leave an anonymous tip by calling Crime Stoppers at (209) 521-4636 and may be eligible for a cash reward.

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This information is being released by Turlock Police Department Crime and Community Information Analyst Deandra Wiley.

Any media requests should contact:
Crime and Community Information Analyst Deandra Wiley
Turlock Police Department
Office phone - (209) 664-7329
Email –

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