Hawthorne, CA – Fatal Hit-And-Run Crash on Prairie Avenue near 130th St
Hawthorne, CA (July 14, 2019)– A woman was tragically killed and a man was severely injured in a hit-and-run crash. The tragic accident occurred at 1:44 a.m. in the 12900 block of Prairie Avenue near 130th Street.
Reports claim that both victims were walking in the crosswalk when they were struck by a vehicle. The female pedestrian perished at the scene of the accident, while the male pedestrian was taken to a hospital with serious injuries. The male pedestrian has since been labeled as being in stable condition.
Police eventually tracked down the potential suspect that led the scene and promptly arrested him. Whether or not alcohol or drugs were responsible remains unknown at this time. An investigation is currently underway by authorities.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and his family in hopes of a full recovery.
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