A man crossing a darkened roadway was struck and killed by a car Thursday night just south of Madera, the California Highway Patrol reported.
The crash occurred about 9:30 p.m. on Avenue 12 west of Road 26 1/2. The CHP said Miriam E. Leon, 26, was westbound on Avenue 12 in a Honda Accord when the 60-year-old man walked across Avenue 12 and was hit by the car. The man died at the scene. Leon stopped and remained at the scene. The cause remains under investigation.