Monday, March 11, 2019

Pedestrian struck and killed in Copperopolis

  According to CHP on March 10, 2019 around 8:05 PM Joseph M. Rabeneau (34)  of Copperopolis
was driving his Chevrolet truck on Littlejohn Road.

   David R. Best (75) was walking on Littlejohn Road when he was struck by the Chevrolet truck, causing him fatal injuries.

   Mr. Rabeneau returned to the scene and is cooperating with authorities.  Mr. Best was released to the Calaveras County Coroner.

    The cause of this collision is under investigation. Drugs or alcohol use is not suspected to be a factor in this case. 

   CHP is asking if anyone was driving in the area and saw Mr. Best prior to the collision, to please call their office at 754-3541.

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