Beaumont, CA – On Saturday, November 14, 2020, at approximately 6:00pm, the Beaumont Police Department received a 911 call regarding a traffic accident involving a pedestrian in the area of Pennsylvania Avenue. and the Interstate 10 Freeway.
Officers responded and located the victim deceased on the ground. The driver of the vehicle had left the location prior to the officers arrival. A witness to the collision followed the driver and was able to detain him until police arrived. The driver, Devon Pellum, age 22, of Hemet, was arrested and is pending charges for felony hit and run.
The victim was identified by the Riverside County Coroner’s Bureau as Jenna Fortier, 35 years of age, from San Jacinto.
This investigation is on-going and further information will not be released at this time. If anyone has information about this case please contact the Beaumont Police Department at 951-769-8500.