Ronald Swindle Killed in Hit-and-Run Crash on Yosemite Boulevard [Modesto, CA]

Ronald Swindle Killed in Hit-and-Run Crash on Yosemite Boulevard [Modesto, CA]

Ronald Swindle Killed in Hit-and-Run Crash on Yosemite Boulevard [Modesto, CA]

68-Year-Old Modesto Man Killed in Santa Ana Avenue Hit-and-Run

MODESTO, CA (February 10, 2023) – Wednesday morning, Ronald Swindle was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver in Modesto. 

The incident happened on February 8th, just before 7:00 a.m., between Yosemite Boulevard and Santa Ana Avenue. 

According to reports, officers learned that a westbound vehicle struck an elderly man who was crossing the street. However, the driver did not stop to render aid to the victim and instead fled the scene. 

Later, authorities identified the victim as 68-year-old Ronald Swindle of Modesto. Investigators said that Swindle succumbed to his injuries at the scene. 

Currently, Modesto Officials are working to identify the suspect who continued to travel west on Yosemite Boulevard after the crash. 

Anyone with additional information or a description of the hit-and-run suspect is encouraged to contact Traffic Safety Officer Contreras at ContrerasJ@ModestoPD.com.


No words can mend the broken hearts and sorrow felt during this delicate moment. Our deepest condolences and sympathies are with the family and friends of Ronald Swindle.


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