Afternoon Newsletter

March 18, 2013

18-year-old Army Reservist killed in hit-and-run crash in Los Banos

An 18-year-old Army Reservist was killed in a hit and run crash during the weekend, police said.

Cmdr. Ray Reyna Jr. said Fernando Buenrostro died in a Modesto hospital Sunday after suffering major head injuries in a hit and run crash Saturday night.

Reyna said police received a report of a hit and run near Cardinal Street and Fairmont Drive at 7:41 p.m. Saturday.

When authorities arrived on the scene they found Buenrostro lying on the ground. He had been hit by a truck while driving a motorized scooter, police said.

Witnesses reportedly told authorities the truck was a white Chevrolet or Ford. No license plate number was released by authorities.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Los Banos Police Department at (209) 827-7070.

-- Corey Pride

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