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Pedestrian fatally struck in La Quinta identified

By City News Service
Published On: Mar 05 2014 08:23:17 AM CST
Updated On: Mar 05 2014 10:20:41 AM CST
La Quinta Accident Scene

Kurt Beabes

Sheriff's Dept. shuts down intersection in La Quinta due to deadly accident

LA QUINTA, Calif. -

An investigation is under way in La Quinta, where a pedestrian was fatally struck by a vehicle at Fred Waring Drive and Palm Royale Drive. 

Authorities say the victim was 73-year-old Joseph Corcoran of West Vancouver, British Columbia.

The collision was reported shortly after 1:20 p.m. at Fred Waring and Palm Royale drives, according to the Riverside County Fire Department.

The Sheriff's Department says the female motorist involved in Tuesday's early afternoon crash remained at the scene to be questioned by authorities.

There were no signs of speed, alcohol or drugs playing a role in the crash.

The victim was not in a crosswalk when he was hit.