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Man Hit And Killed By Vehicle While Doing Yard Work

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Modesto, CA — A 78-year-old man who was doing yard work Friday afternoon is dead following an accident in Modesto.

According to the Modesto Police Department the driver was traveling on the wrong side of the road, left the shoulder and killed the elderly man.

He was pulling weeds several feet from the road and suffered major head injuries, which the Investigator says led to his death at a Modesto hospital later.

The driver 54 year old Edwin Brekelmans is believed to have been arguing with his passenger when his car left the road and hit the man. He has been booked into jail on several charges and outstanding warrants.