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Joe Santos, 58, was killed in a Laguna Niguel pedestrian accident after a vehicle struck him as he was walking in a marked crosswalk. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the fatal pedestrian accident occurred at the intersection of Serenity Lane and Golden Lantern Street the morning of Dec. 31. The motorist who struck Santos remained at the scene and was interviewed by police investigators who don’t believe alcohol or drugs played a part. Continue reading →

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A 79-year-old La Puente man died and his 72-year-old wife was injured in a West Covina pedestrian accident when a vehicle struck the couple that was walking at a street intersection. According to a KTLA news report the incident occurred at the intersection of Fairgrove and Sunset avenues the morning of Dec. 13. The man and woman were walking west across Sunset Avenue within a crosswalk when a 2018 Chevy Cruze driven by a 27-year-old woman struck them. Continue reading →

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Harlee Ferris, 24 months, was killed and her father Robert Ferris, 32, was critically injured after a vehicle struck them both the evening of Nov. 4. According to a KABC news report, the dad and daughter were crossing Santa Gertrudes Avenue when a sedan traveling north on Santa Gertrudes hit them. Ferris was holding Harlee’s hand and leading her across the street at the time of the crash. Continue reading →

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Oscar Martinez, 33, was killed in a Lake Forest pedestrian accident, which officials say, involved a hit-and-run driver. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the fatal crash occurred the evening of Sept. 24. Witnesses reported the man lying in the street suffering from a head injury near the intersection of Ridge Route Drive and Rockfield Boulevard. Deputies and paramedics were sent to the scene, but the man was pronounced dead. Continue reading →

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A Los Angeles Fire Department ambulance struck and critically injured a pedestrian in Downtown Los Angeles the afternoon of Sept. 21. According to a KTLA news report, the person who was hit at the intersection of Fifth Street and Broadway, sustained life-threatening injuries. The victim was transported to an area hospital. Officials did not say whether the ambulance was transporting anyone at the time of the collision. No other information was released. Los Angeles Police Department officials are investigation the incident.

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An 11-year-old boy who was walking to school in Montclair was struck and killed by a pickup truck the morning of Sept. 6. According to a KTLA news report, the boy who had just been dropped off near Vernon Middle School was hit while walking in a marked crosswalk at the intersection of San Bernardino Street and Vernon Avenue. The truck ran into and over the child. Footage from the scene showed the pickup involved was a large, black Chevy four-door that was equipped with four-wheel drive. Continue reading →

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A 39-year-old man was killed in an Orange pedestrian accident the evening of Aug. 18 after he was struck by a driver who officials say was under the influence. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, officials say Erin Meacham, 50, was driving north on Glassell Street when her vehicle struck the man. The man was reportedly crossing the street outside of a crosswalk near Quincy Avenue. The man died at the scene before he could be transferred to an area hospital. Meacham did not flee the scene. She was later arrested on suspicion of vehicular manslaughter and driving under the influence. The investigation is ongoing. Continue reading →

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A 78-year-old man identified as Byung Gyu Yu was killed in a hit-and-run crash in Downtown Los Angeles early morning on Aug. 10. According to a KABC news report, the collision was captured on surveillance video. LAPD responded to the call near Third Street and Union Avenue. They said Yu was crossing the street when an SUV struck him and fled the scene. Yu died from his injuries. Officials said the man lived at the nearby senior living facility. Continue reading →

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A teenage boy was struck and critically injured in a Fullerton pedestrian accident while crossing the street. According to a news report in Patch.com, the major injury collision occurred in the early morning hours of June 29 in the 900 block of North Placentia Avenue. The boy was transported to an area hospital with major injuries. Police say preliminary investigations show a black 2017 Nissan Sentra driven by a 45-year-old woman was going south on Placentia just north of Nutwood Avenue when it struck the pedestrian who was crossing eastbound on Placentia Avenue outside a crosswalk. Continue reading →

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Buena Park police have arrested a man who was believed to have been under the influence of marijuana when he fatally struck 51-year-old San Tec Tamayo. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the incident occurred the night of June 23. Officers found Tamayo unresponsive. He had been hit while crossing the street with his family in a marked crosswalk at Western Avenue and Jackson Way. The suspect’s vehicle was traveling southbound when it struck Tamayo, officials said. No one else was injured. Continue reading →

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