MOEDSTO — A man died Tuesday evening when a car hit him on McHenry Avenue east of Del Rio.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the man was walking in the southbound traffic lane of McHenry when he was hit at 6:20 p.m. His name was not released pending notification of his family; authorities identified him as a 48-year-old from Riverbank.
Esther Fernandez, 66, of Escalon, was driving a 1996 Toyota Rav 4 south on McHenry near Hogue when she came upon the man.
The CHP said the mans dark clothing, combined with rainy and wet conditions, made it hard to see him. The right front of the car hit the man, knocking him to the right shoulder of the road.
Emergency crews found the man unconscious at the scene and started cardiopulmonary resuscitation, said Stanislaus Fire Protection District Captain Buck Condit. The man was taken by ambulance to Doctors Medical Center, where he died.