Man Hit, Killed By Car In Porterville

A man is dead after being hit by a car while crossing the street in Porterville.

According to Porterville Police, the 59-year-old man was in the crosswalk on Henderson Avenue, near Second Street, when he was hit by a car around 8:45 p.m. Saturday.

Police say the driver stopped, got out and tried to help.

The pedestrian was taken to Sierra View District Hospital, where he died.

Anyone with information about this crash is asked to call Porterville Police at (559) 782-7400.