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Pedestrian struck and killed on Phelan Road near Caughlin Road

UPDATE 10/27 — The coroner identified the deceased man as Craig Mitchell, 73.

PHELAN, Calif. ( — The California Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal accident involving a pedestrian and a semi.

It happened at about 8:17 pm, on Wednesday, October 26, 2022, on Phelan Road, just east of Caughling Road.

According to the California Highway Patrol incident logs, two off-duty firefighters reported it was obvious the pedestrian was deceased. San Bernardino County Fire personnel arrived and confirmed the death.

pedestrian struck and killed on phelan road
(Hugo C. Valdez,

The pedestrian’s body was covered with a yellow sheet near the shoulder of the roadway. The San Bernardino County Coroner was advised to respond to retrieve the body.

Two tractor-trailer semis that were traveling eastbound on Phelan Road stopped at the scene. CHP officers conducting the investigation used a flashlight to light up the front of one of the semis.

The investigation is ongoing and additional information will be updated as it becomes available.

pedestrian struck and killed on phelan road
(Hugo C. Valdez,

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