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Salton Sea - Pedestrian Killed in Car Accident


Last updated 10/7/2015 at 1:57pm

A 59-year-old man was killed in a traffic accident in Mecca near Salton Sea on Monday, Sept. 26. Alberto Coyt-Gudino was crossing the street outside the crosswalk when he was hit by 61-year-old Margarita Ramirez driving a Toyota pickup truck going 50 mph. Coyt-Gudino died at the scene at 6:00 a.m. along Highway 111 south of Avenue 66.

California Highway Patrol emphasized the importance of using the designated crosswalks, or if not present, look both directions before crossing. Also, wear bright-colored clothing and carry a flashlight in areas with no street lights.

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