Man hit by vehicle Saturday dies

By From page A3 | January 15, 2013

FAIRFIELD — A man who was struck by a vehicle Saturday in Fairfield died early Sunday.

George Watson, 55, of Fairfield, was pronounced dead around 6:30 a.m. Sunday after being hit while crossing the road on the 1800 block of N. Texas St.

Watson was hit just before 6 p.m. as he entered the street. He was not in the crosswalk when he was hit by a Ford Ranger heading northbound, said Sgt. Matt Bloesch.

The driver remained at the scene and talked to police. Bloesch said the driver was not speeding and not under the influence.

Bloesch described Watson as a local transient who had multiple contacts with police.

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Danny Bernardini

Danny Bernardini

Danny is a newspaper man born and raised in Vacaville. He attended Chico State University and has written for the Enterprise Record and the Reporter. Covers the City of Fairfield, education and crime. A's, Warriors and Saints fan. Listener of vinyl, frequent visitor to the East Bay. Registered "decline to state" voter. Loves a good steak.

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