2nd Fatal Pedestrian Collision Reported On Highway 273 Within 24 Hours

Following a fatal car versus pedestrian collision on Highway 273 Thursday night, there was another one Friday morning just up the road. Thursday night’s fatality was at Highway 273 and Canyon Road. Shortly after 6AM Friday a 54-year-old man was crossing Highway 273 outside a crosswalk south of Girvan Road when a northbound Toyota 4Runner driven by a 25-year-old Anderson man approached. The driver braked but could not stop in time. The victim was transported to Mercy Hospital, but died of his injuries.