Fatal Santa Rosa car crash death of Alejandro Hernandez – Obituary
Tragedy struck in Santa Rosa on Wednesday when a pedestrian, Alejandro Hernandez, 56, met his untimely demise in a heart-wrenching collision with a pickup truck while attempting to cross a bustling street.
The Sonoma County Sheriff’s Coroner unit unveiled Hernandez’s identity on Thursday, sending shockwaves through the community.
This somber incident unfolded around 12:45 p.m. on Wednesday, culminating in the unfortunate passing of Santa Rosa’s own, Mr. Alejandro Hernandez. Following the incident, Hernandez was promptly rushed to a local medical facility by ambulance, where he succumbed to his injuries.
Preliminary insights from the coroner’s office have pointed to blunt force trauma as the cause of Hernandez’s tragic departure, an outcome directly linked to the devastating collision, as per the Santa Rosa Police Department.
As the details of this heartrending incident were pieced together in a preliminary investigation conducted by the Santa Rosa Police Department, it emerged that the driver of a 2013 Chevrolet pickup truck, a 70-year-old individual, was executing a left turn onto westbound Sebastopol Road, just a short distance past Dutton Avenue.
In a heart-wrenching twist of fate, Hernandez, while traversing from the north side of the road, crossed paths with the oncoming truck, leading to the fateful encounter, as conveyed by Sgt. Patricia Seffens, a spokesperson for the department.
This unfortunate collision, described by authorities as a “slow-speed collision,” was followed by the 70-year-old pickup truck driver’s full cooperation with the law enforcement agencies. The driver voluntarily submitted to sobriety tests, further solidifying the absence of drugs or alcohol as contributory factors in this heartrending incident, as affirmed by the authorities.