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Pasadena, CA – Jessica Torres Killed in Fatal Hit-And-Run Crash

Pasadena, California (October 22, 2018) – According to local authorities, 27-year-old Jessica Torres was killed in a fatal pedestrian accident involving a hit-and-run driver on Sunday evening. The fatal collision occurred at approximately 7:30 pm on October 21st, in the area of Fair Oaks Avenue between Washington and Claremont Streets.

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As indicated by the initial police report, Jessica Torres was attempting to cross the street between Washington and Claremont Streets when a vehicle struck her. The driver of the vehicle was reportedly traveling north on Fair Oaks Avenue when the accident took place. The vehicle involved has been identified as a white sports utility SUV. Shortly after the accident, police, and paramedics were dispatched to the scene where they performed CPR in an attempt to revive Torres but were unsuccessful. The victim died of her injuries at the scene of the crash. Pasadena police are looking for the driver involved the hit-and-run. The vehicle involved was an SUV and may have front-end damage. Authorities have not yet determined the events leading up to the crash.

As of now, this is an ongoing investigation. As more evidence continues to surface, more information will be released.

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Our most heartfelt prayers and sympathies go to the family and friends of the deceased victim. We wish them peace of mind and strength during your time of sorrow.

Pedestrian laws require drivers to control their speeds and stop to allow pedestrians to cross the roads whether in marked or unmarked crossing areas. The authorities are still investigating to find out if the victim was in a safe zone along the road when the accident occurred. Based on the information provided in the initial report, many issues surrounding this fatal accident have not been resolved.

If you or a loved one has been injured or killed due to the negligence of another party you may have the right to file a lawsuit against the liable party. Through legal intervention, you may be able entitled to compensation for funeral expenses, the tragic loss of a loved one, or other unfortunate circumstances.

Here at Los Angeles Injury Group we will work to ensure your rights and give you peace of mind to focus on your recovery.

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