Amaya Chenot: 22 year-old died tragically after hit by a tow truck in Fresno, Explained

Amaya Chenot killed in tow truck collision

An 22-year-old Amaya Chenot of Fresno, California was killed in the deadly tow truck collision in the middle of a northeast Fresno intersection on Wednesday. Let’s see what happened to Amaya Chenot and more about the tow truck collision in detail.

Deadly collision:

A tow truck crossing a red light on Friant & Shepard road killed a woman in the middle of intersection.

Amaya Chenot, a 22-year-old Fresno native, has been identified as the woman who was killed by a tow truck on Wednesday morning.

The crash happened on Wednesday just before one in the morning at the intersection of Friant Road and Shepherd Avenue.

According to Fresno police reports, a tow truck was traveling north on Friant when it ran a red light and collided with a car turning left at the time.  

Chenot, the car’s driver, was pinned inside and had to be rescued. She was declared deceased at the scene of the collision. The driver of the tow truck was unharmed in any manner.

Video of tow truck collision:

The video of woman killed in north Fresno deadly collision is out now. The crash was captured on tape by a security system mounted in the backyard of a nearby house.

The video shows the tow truck crossing the intersection on a Red light and colliding with the Amaya’s car.

Daniel Wells, the house owner alleges that the large frequency of collisions in the region motivated him and his son to install the camera. Daniel Wells lives right behind the junction and he says, “Almost weekly, there’s always red light runners”.

Criminal charges have not yet been filed against the person driving the tow truck. It was believed that he will be charged with vehicular homicide pending the outcome of their investigation.

What happened to Amaya Chenot?

A tow truck driver in northeast Fresno ran a red light early on Wednesday morning and struck Amaya’s car, killing her instantly.   

Around 1:00 a.m., EMS and the Fresno Police Department responded to the collision near Shephard Avenue and Friant Road. 

The video shows that the tow truck jumps a red light and hits the woman’s car, pushing it over the median and into the opposing lane.

Amaya Chenot, a 22-year-old resident of Fresco has died on spot. Her friends and family were saddened to learn about the sudden death of Anaya. Tributes flooded social media after her demise.

Tributes to Amaya Chenot:

Wendy Kersting Didrickson posted,

I’m struggling for words. I had the privilege of working with this sweet, sassy, funny and hard working young lady. She was there to listen when I lost Bret, always willing to do anything I asked of her and I’m so so proud to call her my friend. Amaya Chenot, you will forever be remembered and missed by so many

Angelina McBride posted,

Such a beautiful soul
Will never forget your bright smile Amaya Chenot
Rest in paradise

Evin Day commented,

Most genuine, loving person on the plant. RIP

Fred commented,

Prayers to the family members in this senseless accident.


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