NAPA (CBS SF) — A 25-year-old man who was walking on the shoulder of northbound Highway 29 in Napa on Saturday night was killed after being struck by a SUV, according to the California Highway Patrol.
The collision was reported at 8:58 p.m. Saturday near the Napa Premium Outlets shopping center just south of First Street, CHP Officer Vincent Pompliano said.READ MORE: Looming La Niña May Push Western Drought From Bad to Worse
The 2001 GMC, driven by a 51-year-old Concord man, attempted to veer out of the way of the victim, but was unable to in time to avoid a collision, Pompliano said. The driver of the SUV suffered minor injuries.READ MORE: Update: Fawn Fire Near Redding Grows To 7,500 Acres Overnight; Firefighters Look To Cooler Weather
Traffic wasn’t seriously affected by the collision, according to Pompliano, and the cause of the collision is under investigation.MORE NEWS: Air Quality Advisory Extended Through Monday Due To Wildfire Smoke
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