UPDATE 10/27 — The coroner identified the deceased man as Craig Mitchell, 73.
PHELAN, Calif. (VVNG.com) — 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.
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.
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