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LASD - Palmdale Station, Los Angeles County Sheriff
Thursday March 8th, 2018 :: 03:00 p.m. PST

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Palmdale Sheriff Detectives are looking for witnesses in fatal traffic collision

On February 18th, 2018 (Sunday) at approximately 9:39 PM, personnel from Palmdale Sheriff’s Station responded to a motor vehicle collision on 47th St. East north of Avenue S (Which is within the incorporated area of the City of Palmdale).
 
The preliminary facts of this investigation indicate a black 2015 Nissan Altima driven by a 25 year old male was traveling northbound on 47th St. East, in the #1 lane. The driver collided into a 16 year old female pedestrian, who was crossing 47th St. East from the west side of the roadway to the east side. The pedestrian was not crossing in a designated crosswalk. The pedestrian was treated by Los Angeles County Fire Department Paramedics and transferred to Antelope Valley Hospital.  The 16 year old pedestrian was pronounced dead at 11:14 PM. The driver of the Nissan Altima was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol and booked at Palmdale Station. Anyone with information regarding the traffic collision is encouraged to call Palmdale Station’s Traffic Department at 661-272-2400. The investigation is ongoing.     

If you have any information regarding the collision please contact;

Detective Aaron Borits
(661) 272 – 2609
Agborits@lasd.org

Or if you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call "Crime Stoppers" by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477)

Written By: Deputy Dustin Wiemann
Public Information Officer
Palmdale Sheriff Station
750 E Ave Q
Palmdale, CA 93550
661-272-2600

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750 E Ave Q
Palmdale, CA 93550

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