Steward Helmer Arrested After Fatal Redding Pedestrian Accident on Highway 273
Redding, California (June 20, 2020) – 61-year-old Murray Ronald Roseberry, of Redding, has been identified as the pedestrian who was struck and killed by an alleged drunk driver on Highway 273, near Breslauer Way, in Redding at around 10:50 p.m. June 17, according to the Shasta County Coroner’s Office.
As per the California Highway Patrol report, Roseberry was on the west side of the road when he was hit by an SUV operated by 63-year-old Stewart Helmer on the roadway Wednesday night.
Officials said Helmer veered but could not avoid hitting Roseberry.
Roseberry died at Mercy Medical Center where he was admitted after the accident.
Helmer, who was possibly under the influence, remained at the scene and cooperated with the law.
Police arrested Helmer on suspicion of DUI and booked him into Shasta County Jail.
The fatal crash remains under investigation.
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