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Intoxicated pedestrian hit by car, killed in Fontana

A map indicates the area near Cherry Avenue and Southwood Drive in Fontana where Daniel Flores, 30, was struck and killed by a vehicle after he stumbled into the street. (Google maps)
February 3, 2013 12:00:00 AM PST
A pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle in Fontana after he stumbled into the street, according to officials.

Daniel Flores, 30, was hit as he was walking northbound on Cherry Avenue from Southwood Drive around 9:49 p.m. Friday.

According to authorities, Flores and an unidentified friend were intoxicated. Officials said the pair were walking on the sidewalk when Flores stumbled into the street and was struck by a 2005 GMC Anvoy.

Responding paramedics pronounced Flores dead at the scene.

The victim's friend was cited for public intoxication.

The driver, who was traveling northbound on Cherry Avenue, stopped and is reportedly not facing any charges.


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