Hemet – Arturo Sanchez Hernandez died on Thursday night after he was struck by a car. Hernandez was walking on Florida Avenue when a sedan struck him just east of 5th Street around 10:45 p.m. The Hemet resident was declared dead at the scene, he was 52 years old.
California Highway Patrol of San Gorgonio area are investigating the fatal collision. The identity of the driver of the sedan is unknown. It is unclear if alcholol or drugs played a part. Drivers must always be aware of pedestrians and give them the right of way whenever possible.