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William Hester Sr., has been identified by authorities as the victim in an alleged hit-and-run pedestrian accident that occurred on October 1 in McClellan Park. Mr. Hester, 73, was crossing at the intersection of Palm Street and Arnold Avenue when he was allegedly struck by a Toyota Tacoma driven by William Nathaniel Beasley, 70. Reports indicate that Mr. Hester pushed his wife, who was walking beside him when he pushed her out of harm’s way.  Authorities say that Mr. Beasley fled the scene and did not stop to help. He has been charged with felony manslaughter after being located by the California Highway Patrol.

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

When individuals are harmed or killed in traffic accidents and another party is at fault, full compensation is not always granted, despite the circumstances. Skilled legal representation from a car accident attorney is typically a must in these situations. Legal Defenders at the Law Offices of Burg and Brock has helped countless families and individuals obtain the compensation they need to deal with expenses and move on with their lives. To learn more, call us today at (818) 405-9091.