Car hits, kills Palm Springs man walking in Joshua Tree, CHP says

A 36-year-old Palm Springs man died Monday night after he was hit by a car while walking on Twentynine Palms Highway in Joshua Tree. At around 9:10...

October 4, 2022
2:12 AM

A 36-year-old Palm Springs man died Monday night after he was hit by a car while walking on Twentynine Palms Highway in Joshua Tree. At around 9:10 p.m., the California Highway Patrol got a call about a man "walking in and out of the roadway, punching vehicles and screaming," CHP said. The man was seen on the highway near El Reposo Street in a central section of Joshua Tree that is home to several businesses.About five minutes later, a 31-year-old woman from Las Vegas, who was driving a 2018 Honda Civic westbound on the highway, hit the man.

Paul Albani-Burgio