Authorities ID pedestrian killed in Oroville

Dec 28, 2015 2:42 PM by News Staff

Authorities have identified the pedestrian who was killed after being struck by two vehicles on Highway 70 in Oroville Friday night.

Vladimir Martinez, 29, was struck just after 8 p.m. According to the California Highway Patrol, Martinez was wearing dark clothes and walking in the southbound lane of Highway 70, just north of Palermo Road.

The CHP said he was hit by two vehicles that didn’t have time to swerve around him. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Alcohol is not believed to be a factor in the crash, and no other injuries were reported.


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