Long Beach, CA (December 24, 2020) – A pedestrian was struck by a car and killed on Wednesday, December 23rd in Long Beach.
As reported by the Long Beach Police Department, the collision took place at about 10:30 p.m. in the 300 block of East Wardlow Road. The victim was transported to a hospital where she was pronounced dead.
Her identity has not yet been released.
The driver stayed at the crash site and was not arrested.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Long Beach
California saw nearly 900 pedestrian fatalities in 2018, marking a 26% rise in the state's pedestrian fatality rate during the last four years. Within those same years, around 14,000 pedestrians also endured some extent of car accident-related injury.
Losing a person that you love is always a shocking and heartbreaking event but when someone you love is killed during an accident that could have been avoided and was caused by the negligent or reckless behavior of another person, the psychological trauma and anguish are that much stronger. While your loved one's life will be over in an instant, your grief and suffering will not be.
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