Second pedestrian hit, killed

By Union Democrat staff October 27, 2012 08:26 pm

A pedestrian was hit and killed by an automobile Saturday evening, the second pedestrian fatality in Tuolumne County in as many days.

Few details were available this evening. The accident was still under investigation, according to the California Highway Patrol Jamestown office.

It happened about 6:38 p.m., according to CHP dispatch logs, at 108 in Jamestown.

Traffic restrictions were in place until about 8:30 p.m.

It was the second pedestrian fatality on Tuolumne County roads in the past two days.

About 6:45 a.m. Friday, a jogger, identified as Amy Wayne, 27, of Sonora, was struck by a car as she was jogging at Jamestown and Mt. Brow roads.

CHP identified the driver as Tashina Hatler, 22, of Jamestown.

Hatler told CHP officers she didn't see Wayne, who was wearing a safety light.