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Man hit by car in May while crossing Visalia street dies of injuries

A 48-year-old man died Saturday of injuries suffered in May after he was hit by a car while walking in Visalia.

According to Visalia police, Mauricio Gomez Orrostieta was crossing the street west on Ben Maddox, south of Houston on May 17 close to 9 p.m.,. He was not in the crosswalk.

Meanwhile, the 28-year-old driver of a 1994 Honda Civic was going north on Ben Maddox, south of Houston. The car crashed into Orrostieta.

Orrostieta was unresponsive at the scene and transported to Kaweah Delta Medical Center in stable but critical condition. He died Saturday at 6:10 a.m. in the Kaweah Delta Urgent Care long-term facility.

Andrea Castillo: 559-441-6279, @andreamcastillo

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