A 34-year-old Pearblossom man who was fatally struck in the Palmdale area was identified by the coroner’s office Wednesday.
Shane Ramirez was walking across state Route 138 west of 121st Street East amid “poor lighting conditions” about 9:35 p.m. Monday when he was struck by a 2008 Saturn Aura driven by Jerry Tate, 22, of Palmdale, the California Highway Patrol reported.
Ramirez was pronounced dead at the scene.
Tate remained at the scene and was not arrested, the CHP reported.
The circumstances of the crash remain under investigation.