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LASD - Palmdale Station, Los Angeles County Sheriff
Thursday September 28th, 2023 :: 05:55 p.m. PDT


#LASD, #Palmdale Station Responded To A Fatal Traffic Collision, Fort Tejon RD x East Ave S-8

On Thursday, September 28, 2023, at approximately 5:30 a.m., Palmdale Sheriff’s Station deputies responded to a vehicle vs. pedestrian call.  Upon investigation, it was determined P/1 was walking in the northbound #1 lane of travel.  P/2 was traveling northbound in the #1 lane of travel at approximately 60mph when he saw P/1.  P/2 attempted to swerve but was unable to avoid colliding into P/1.  P/1 was thrown and landed in the northbound #1 lane of travel. P/2 immediately pulled over and attempted to render assistance.

Los Angeles County Fire Department responded to the scene and pronounced P/1 deceased on scene. 

The investigation is being handled by Palmdale Station Traffic Detectives.
Neither alcohol nor drugs appear to be a factor for the vehicle operators in this collision. Alcohol or drug use by the pedestrian prior to this collision is currently under investigation.
A portion of Fort Tejon Road. was closed between Pearblossom Highway and 47th St. E. during the investigation.

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LASD - Palmdale Station, Los Angeles County Sheriff
750 E Ave Q
Palmdale, CA 93550

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