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Juan Benitez Killed in Crash on Railroad Avenue

Vehicle Crashes Into Canal in Fatal Pittsburg Accident


Pittsburg, CA (April 15, 2020) – A man was killed in a solo-vehicle crash in Pittsburg. The fatal accident occurred on the morning of April 15 on Railroad Avenue.

Juan Benitez, 19, from Pittsburg was speeding in the 3700 block of Railroad Avenue when he lost control. He hit a light pole and his car flipped over into a canal. He was believed to be under water for as long as 20 minutes. 

Emergency crews pulled Benitez out of the water. An ambulance rushed him to a local hospital, where he later died.

Our heartfelt condolences go out to the friends and loved ones of Juan Benitez.




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