Jaime Sanchez Death – Obituary: Authorities have identified the Merced man who’s life was claimed on Monday morning, around 1 a.m., near Childs Avenue and Watertown Drive in Merced.
Preliminary report stated that the 43-year-old man identified as Jaime Sanchez was walking near the junction of East Childs Avenue and Watertown Drive in Merced when he was knocked down by a 2004 Mercedes traveling east on Childs Avenue.
Authorities reported that when they got to the scene they found Sanchez dead at the scene.
It was reported that the 22-year-old driver of the Mercedes was not at the scene of the incident but later returned to cooperate with the Authorities.
Officials said that “he was arrested and cited on suspicion of felony hit-and-run causing injury or death. They released him due to jail booking protocols.”
The incident remains under investigation by the Officials. Anyone with information or footage is urged to contact the police at 209-385-6912.
Our heart goes out to the family and everyone who loved Jaime Sanchez. Its indeed a great lost.