Los Angeles County, CA – Woman Tragically Killed in Pedestrian Accident on Hwy 138
Los Angeles County, CA (August 25, 2019) – A female pedestrian was tragically struck and killed in a pedestrian accident on Sunday morning. The tragic accent occurred at 5:35 a.m. on the eastbound side of Highway 138 and Quail Lake Road near Gorman.
Reports claim that a woman was struck by a grey pick-up truck on the roadway. The exact events leading up to the collision are unclear at this time. Paramedics arriving on the scene would later pronounce the woman dead. The identity of the woman killed remains unknown to the public, as the notification of her family is pending.
It is unknown if the driver of the pickup truck was under the influence of drugs or alcohol at the time of the accident. Whether human negligence factored into this situation is also something that authorities are currently investigating. Further details are expected to emerge once authorities determine the cause of this tragic accident.
We offer our condolences to the friends and family of the victim.
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Since 2013, California car accidents have increased by 28%. Disturbingly enough, 40% of California motorists have admitted to using cellular devices while operating a vehicle. In total, California accounts for 12% of the nation’s auto deaths.
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