Pedestrian killed in deadly crash in Oildale

Posted at 12:22 AM, Jun 27, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-27 13:52:01-04

UPDATE (10:50 a.m.): The Coroner identified the man as 36-year-old Ruben Quevedo Jr. of Delano. The cause of death is still pending.


UPDATE (7:57 a.m.): According to the CHP, the victim of the deadly crash is a 36-year-old man from Delano.

The CHP says the driver of a Dodge Charger was headed northbound on the 99 when he noticed the man running across the highway. The CHP says the driver tried to avoid the man, but was unable to.

The victim died at the scene. 

The driver was not under the influence. It's not known if the victim was under the influence.

No arrests have been made. 


The CHP is reporting a deadly crash that killed a pedestrian in Oildale.

That crash reported northbound on State Route 99 and Merle Haggard Drive. Traffic is currently closed in one lane.

We have a crew heading the the scene. Check back for more updates.