PRESS RELEASE: Farmington police respond to a fatal traffic accident involving a pedestrian

Farmington, NM – At approximately 12:56 p.m. today, Farmington police were dispatched to the 3000 block of Northridge Drive in reference to a pedestrian who had been struck by a vehicle. The pedestrian, an elderly man of Farmington, was heading south on Northridge when he was struck by a Toyota Tundra exiting a nearby parking lot. The pedestrian succumbed to his injuries at the scene. There were no indications that the driver was impaired but the incident remains under investigation.