According to the California Highway Patrol (CHP), the boy entered the intersection of Poker Lane, but for reasons yet unknown, he ventured outside the designated crosswalk and found himself in the path of an oncoming SUV. The ensuing collision resulted in severe injuries to the boy, necessitating immediate medical attention.
First responders rushed to the scene, and the injured teenager was quickly transported to Mercy San Juan Hospital. Despite the best efforts of medical personnel, the young boy succumbed to his injuries and tragically lost his life.
The Sacramento County Coroner’s Office has since identified the victim as Nathan Daniel Gebreamlak of Sacramento, adding a poignant name to this heartbreaking incident.
The loss of a young life is an immeasurable tragedy, and our hearts go out to the family and friends of Nathan Daniel Gebreamlak as they grapple with the pain and grief of this sudden and devastating loss.
As the investigation into this heart-wrenching accident continues, it serves as a somber reminder of the importance of road safety and the need for vigilance while traveling, especially during nighttime hours. The loss of such a promising young life is a stark reminder that accidents can happen at any moment, and it is incumbent upon all of us to prioritize safety on our roads and sidewalks.
Our deepest condolences go out to the family and friends of Nathan Daniel Gebreamlak during this unimaginably difficult time, and the community mourns the loss of a young soul whose life was cut tragically short.