Man Jumps in Front of Vehicle in Chico

Fatal Pedestrian Accident, Pedestrian Fatality, Pedestrian Killed

Chico, CA (January 3, 2019) – A pedestrian was killed after jumping in front of a car in Chico. The fatal accident happened on the morning of January 3 on Highway 99.

The crash occurred when a 54-year-old Corning man was walking south on the northbound shoulder of Highway 99. He suddenly jumped in front of a Volkswagen Jetta for unknown reasons. The driver of the Volkswagen could not stop in time. The pedestrian suffered fatal injuries and died at the accident scene.

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