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Palmdale, CA – Update: Authorities Identify Victims of Fatal Crash on Palmdale Blvd

Palmdale, CA (July 4, 2020) – Authorities with the California Highway Patrol have released the identities of those involved in a double fatal collision with multiple vehicles. The crash happened on Thursday evening, July 2nd, in Palmdale.

According to police, a 2014 Hyundai was heading east on Palmdale Boulevard when it collided head-on with a 2020 Toyota near 90th Street at around 6:20 p.m. Medical responders arrived at the scene where both the driver of the Toyota, now identified as 42-year-old Tori Ann Haywood, of Smithville and the driver of the 2014 Hyundai, only identified as a 20-year-old man from Palmdale was pronounced deceased.

Four passengers in the Toyota were transported to Antelope Valley Hospital with at least moderate injuries. Those four victims have been identified as Tyjhai Ladet, 18, Tre Lamar Ladet, 18, Sierra Ladet, 18, and Tyzjon Ladet, 18. One passenger in the 2014 Hyundai, identified as 20-year-old M.N. Ankenbrandt, of Lancaster, was also taken to Antelope Valley Hospital with severe injuries.

A third vehicle described as a 2021 Hyundai was behind the Toyota at the time of the crash and was unable to avoid the wreck. The driver of that vehicle, identified as 21-year-old Tia Perkins, was uninjured.

No further details have been reported at this time. The official cause of this incident remains under investigation.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the families of the deceased victims at this time. Our thoughts are with all injured victims and their families in hopes of their full recovery.

Fatal Car Accidents in Los Angeles County

At least 584 people died during car accidents in Los Angeles County in 2015, according to official records. An assortment of negligent actions such as intoxicated and distracted driving tends to lead to catastrophic collisions, and knowing your rights as a victim or loved one is of the utmost importance, moving forward. First and foremost, those who have suffered because of someone else’s irresponsible behavior need to understand the need for talented representation as soon as possible.

At AgnewBrusavich, our dedicated Los Angeles County accident attorneys are devoted to helping those who have wrongfully suffered at the hands of an irresponsible party. We understand the overwhelming moments that follow a sudden and severe accident, and we are prepared to fight for the compensation you deserve. If you have been injured or lost a loved one because of someone else’s negligence, contact our California car accident attorneys at (310) 928-9081 today.

Note: AgnewBrusavich has created these posts solely using secondary sources. The information contained in these posts has not been verified by our firm. Please contact our firm as soon as possible, if any information appears to be inaccurate. We will immediately make the necessary corrections.

Disclaimer: Our firm is providing this post for general information and to help the public avoid similar situations, but also prepare them should they find themselves a victim. We strive to honor those who have been victims of accidents in Southern California. Victims should seek assistance from legal or medical professionals and not view this post as any type of legal or medical advice. The photos depicted in these posts are not representative of the actual accident scene.



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