Richard Burns has been identified by authorities as a victim in a pedestrian collision which happened on March 20 in Santa Rosa. Mr. Burns, a 53-year-old Santa Rosa resident, was reportedly walking on Stony Point Road at roughly 7:00 in the morning when he was struck by a Chevrolet Cruze. The force of the collision reportedly threw him into a nearby mailbox. He perished at the scene, authorities say. The driver of the Cruze was Esteban Garcia Martinez, 18-years-old and also a resident of Santa Rosa. Authorities say he stopped and was cooperative. The tragic incident remains under investigation.

We extend our deepest condolences to the friends and family of the victim during this difficult time.

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