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LASD - Palmdale Station, Los Angeles County Sheriff
Wednesday December 27th, 2023 :: 07:02 a.m. PST


*** Fatal Traffic Collision ***

At 2200 hours, Palmdale Deputies responded to a vehicle vs. pedestrian call. Upon investigation, it was determined P/1 was walking southbound #1 lane of travel.  P/2 was traveling eastbound in the #1 lane of travel at approximately 40mph when he saw P/1.  P/2 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, Engine 37, under Captain Koch, responded to the scene. P/1 was pronounced P/1 deceased on scene. Palmdale Station traffic investigators and Traffic Service Detail were notified. The investigation is being handled by Palmdale Station Traffic Detectives.
Neither alcohol nor drugs appear to be a factor for the vehicle operator in this collision. Alcohol/drug use by the pedestrian prior to this collision is currently under investigation.
Anyone who witnessed the collision or with information, is encouraged to call Detective Sherman, 661-272-2609.

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

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 661-272-2400

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