A man walking across a busy road was struck and killed by an SUV just before 9 p.m. on Tuesday Jan. 8 in Moreno Valley, law enforcement officials reported.
Officers arrived on scene and learned San Bernardino resident Edward Pattio, 20, suffered severe head injuries after he was hit by a white SUV as he crossed Perris Boulevard near Filaree Avenue.
Pattio was rushed to Riverside County Regional Medical Center where he died a short time later.
The driver of the SUV was suspected of being under the influence and was detained and arrested at the scene. He was uninjured in the collision, Sgt. Bengston said in a sheriff’s report.
Anyone with further information regarding this ongoing investigation is urged to contact the Moreno Valley Department’s Traffic Division at 951-486-6900.
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