An Orange Cove man sustained major injuries Monday night when he was struck by a car near Reedley, the California Highway Patrol reported.
Mario Quintanilla, 52, was walking west on Dinuba Avenue, east of Englehart Avenue, about 7:30 p.m. when he was struck by a Toyota driven Laurie E. Johnson, 29, of Reedley.
The CHP said Quintanilla was wearing dark clothing and was under the influence of alcohol when he stepped in front of Johnson's car. Johnson tried to stop but was unable to avoid the collision, the CHP said.
Quintanilla was airlifted to Community Regional Medical Center for the treatment of his injuries.
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