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LAPD officials are asking the public for help in their search for a hit-and-run driver who left the scene after fatally striking a female pedestrian in the Harvard Heights neighborhood of Los Angeles the night of Aug. 19.

According to a KTLA news report, the crash occurred when the victim was walking northbound on Washington Boulevard in a marked crosswalk at Gramercy Place when a silver sedan traveling west on Washington Boulevard struck her. Continue reading →

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Sara Cervantes says she is seeking justice for her 14-year-old son, Isaac Cota, who was seriously injured in a bicycle accident she says was caused by a California Highway Patrol officer who then drove away from the scene.

According to a KTLA news report, the teenager was riding his bike in East Los Angeles the night of June 27 during a community car show near Whittier Boulevard and Williamson Avenue when the incident occurred. Continue reading →

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Deanna Stuve, 48, was killed and her 50-year-old husband, Frederick, suffered major injuries in a Huntington Beach pedestrian accident, which officials say, involved a hit-and-run driver.

According to a KTLA news report, the husband and wife were crossing at the intersection of Pacific Coast Highway and Newland Street the night of July 25 when the driver of a Nissan Altima ran a red light northbound on PCH and struck them.

Police said the pedestrians were walking in a marked crosswalk. Deanna Stuve was pronounced dead at the scene. Her husband was transported to an area hospital where he remained in critical condition. Continue reading →

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A man attempting to cross a street while in a wheelchair died from injuries he suffered after a minivan and an SUV struck him early on the morning of July 10.

According to a report in The Orange County Register, the fatal pedestrian accident occurred near the intersection of Euclid Street and Warner Avenue in Fountain Valley. Police said the man in the wheelchair was trying to cross Euclid westbound along Warner Avenue when he was first struck by a minivan traveling north on Euclid and then hit by an SUV traveling north. Continue reading →

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A man was fatally injured in a hit-and-run collision in Fullerton, which officials say may have also involved a suspected DUI driver.

According to a KTLA news report, the fatal crash occurred early on the morning of July 8. Officers responded to near the intersection of Harbor Boulevard and Orangethorpe Avenue to a call of a person down in the eastbound lanes of Orangethorpe. Continue reading →

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A man who police said was driving a pickup truck erratically ended up striking and critically injuring two women who were watching fireworks from a sidewalk in Anaheim.

According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the incident occurred the night of July 4. Police said the man behind the wheel lost control and struck the two women in the 200 block of North Grand Avenue, leaving them with serious injuries. Continue reading →

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One person was injured in a pedestrian accident in Torrance after a woman suspected of driving under the influence struck the individual and crashed into a local brewery’s entrance.

According to a CBS Los Angeles news report, the woman was driving south on Del Amo Circle East and allegedly sped through a stop sign at the intersection of Plaza Del Amo. Officials say it was there that she struck the pedestrian who was walking in a crosswalk the afternoon of July 6. Continue reading →

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A pedestrian who was crossing the street in a wheelchair was struck and fatally injured by a suspected drunk driver in Long Beach. According to a KTLA news report, the fatal pedestrian accident occurred late on June 12 at the intersection of Stearns Street and Radnor Avenue. Continue reading →

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A man was killed in a Santa Ana pedestrian accident while crossing the street the night of April 26. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, Santa Ana police responded to the intersection of Harbor Boulevard and First Street after getting reports of a “man down.” He had suffered major injuries and emergency personnel began to treat him at the scene. Continue reading →

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Melissa Duane, 38, was struck and killed in a pedestrian accident when she was crossing the street. According to a City News Service report, deputies responded the night of April 20 near the intersection of Katella Avenue and Date Street. Duane was found on the street and she was pronounced dead at the scene. Continue reading →

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