May 25, 2021 – Victorville, California: Pedestrian Gerald Coillot was killed Monday night around 11:00 pm when he was struck by a vehicle. When police arrived on scene, he was found lying in the roadway on Seventh Street. He was tragically pronounced dead at the scene.
While the incident remains under investigation, it is believed pedestrian Gerald Coillot was killed while standing in the roadway when a southbound vehicle collided into him. That vehicle’s driver did not flee the scene and provided their account to responding officers.
The collision resulted in the closure of Seventh Street for several hours before it was ultimately reopened early Tuesday morning. The incident remains under investigation.
If you have information that might assist Victorville Police in their investigation, please contact Deputy C. Bennington at 760-241-2911 or Sheriff’s Dispatch at 760-956-5001.
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