Novato, CA – Justiniano Cayaxon Killed by Vehicle on U.S. Highway 101 in Novato
Novato, California (October 22, 2018) – The pedestrian who was struck and killed by a vehicle Sunday evening in Novato has been identified as 49-year-old Justiniano Ixpec Cayaxon, of Novato. According to the Marin County Sheriff’s Office, the incident transpired on Sunday, October, 21st at approximately 7:00 pm. At this time, no detailed information concerning the identity of the driver involved has been revealed.
According to The California Highway Patrol, Cayaxon was walking along U.S. Highway 101 in the northbound lane in the area of Nave Drive when a vehicle struck him. Passing motorists stopped to render aid to the injured victim until first responders arrived. Once emergency crews were dispatched to the scene, they attempted to revive Cayaxon, but sadly he succumbed to his injuries at the scene. The CHP affirmed, the driver of the vehicle involved stopped at the scene and complied with the investigators. At this time, investigators are still looking to determine a possible cause of the crash. Officials did not specify if the driver sustained injuries upon impact of the collision.
As of now, the investigation is still ongoing. As more evidence continues to surface, more information will be available to public sources.
Fatal Car Accident in Novato
We extend our deepest sympathies and most heartfelt prayers to the friends and family of Justiniano Ixpec Cayaxon. We wish you courage during your time of sorrow.
By law, drivers must decrease their speed and provide the right away to all pedestrians along all areas of the road. As the investigation continues, officials will consider if the deceased victim had been walking along a marked or unmarked area along U.S Highway 101.
Based on the information provided in the initial report, many issues surrounding this fatal accident have not been resolved. As part of the ongoing investigation, forensic teams will inspect the vehicle, and examine photos of the crash site to rule out any possibility of mechanical issues.
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