ARDEN-ARCADE (CBS13) — Investigators believe the victim of a fatal vehicle versus pedestrian collision walked into traffic on Watt Avenue and Whitney Avenue in the Arden-Arcade area last night, according to California Highway Patrol North Sacramento.

The victim was said by officers to be using a walker to assist him. The victim reportedly stepped out onto the roadways, was hit and pronounced dead on the scene by Sacramento Metro Fire.

California Highway Patrol North Sacramento said the driver of the vehicle, identified as 23-year-old Tristan Sparkman, remained on the scene and was reportedly being cooperative.

Officers determined Sparkman was not under the influence of drugs or alcohol.

No arrests were made.

The identity of the victim is currently unknown.


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