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18-Year-Old Dies After Being Hit by Two Vehicles in Redding

By Kelli Saam
Robyn Ridpath, Assignment Editor
Published On: Dec 21 2012 10:53:04 AM CST
Updated On: Dec 21 2012 05:41:49 PM CST
Pedestrian Hit By Two Cars
REDDING, Calif. -

An 18-year-old man died Friday morning after he was hit by two cars in Redding.

The victim has been identified by the Shasta County Coroner's Office as Justin Alexander Schjoth.

The accident happened around 6:30 a.m. Friday at Victor Avenue and Conifer Way off Hartnell Avenue in South Redding.

Police Officials said the man was hit twice within seconds of one another. The first driver who hit the man was turning left from Conifer onto southbound Victor and struck the man.

According to witnesses, after the man was hit ,he was on his knees in the middle of the road yelling for help when he was struck again by another car.

He was transported to Mercy Medical Center but did not survive.

The street was closed for a few hours. The investigation is still ongoing.

The victim was taken to the hospital, but authorities later confirmed he had died from his injuries.