VENTURY COUNTY (April 4, 2019) – Authorities have identified Jorge McCarthy, of Oxnard, as the pedestrian who was struck and killed by a vehicle on Monday in El Rio.
McCarthy was hit at approximately 8:20 p.m. on East Vineyard Avenue on April 1st. That part of the road is usually dark. A Mini Cooper heading south on East Vineyard hit McCarthy in the roadway and he was pronounced dead at the scene.
McCarthy, 24, died from blunt force torso injuries. The driver who hit him remained on the scene after the accident and cooperated with authorities. No arrests were made.
Police are investigating the facts of the incident to determine liability.
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