A 68-year-old man who was killed in a pedestrian accident in Westminster has been identified by authorities as Kenneth Lindeman. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the fatal car crash occurred the morning of July 17, 2010 at the intersection of Westminster Boulevard and Milan Street. Officials say the driver who struck Lindeman fled the scene. No arrests have been made yet. An investigation is ongoing.
I offer my deepest condolences to the family and friends of Kenneth Lindeman for their tragic and heartbreaking loss. Please keep them in your thoughts and prayers.
Four fatalities and 427 injuries were reported as a result of car accidents in Westminster. In Orange County as a whole, 152 fatalities and 13,414 injuries were reported as a result of car accidents during the same year.
California Vehicle Code 20001 (a) states: “The driver of a vehicle involved in an accident resulting in injury to a person, other than himself or herself, or in the death of a person shall immediately stop the vehicle at the scene of the accident.” Drivers are required to stop at the scene of the crash irrespective of whose fault the accident was. Motorists are required to stop at the scene of the accident and remain until authorities arrive.
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