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LASD - Palmdale Station, Los Angeles County Sheriff
Wednesday July 1st, 2020 :: 09:51 a.m. PDT


Fatal Traffic Collision- Vehicle Vs. Pedestrian

On June 30th, 2020, at approximately 9:39 p.m., Palmdale Sheriff’s Station responded to a vehicle vs. pedestrian traffic collision at Avenue L-4 and Challenger Way.  Deputies contacted the driver of the vehicle involved (1990 Honda Accord) who was driving northbound on Challenger Way, north of Avenue L-8. 

A witness stated the pedestrian (deceased, male white adult) was crossing the street from the west side of the roadway to the east side of the roadway pulling a wagon.  The witness advised the pedestrian a vehicle was coming, but he continued to cross the roadway. 

As the driver of the Honda entered a dark section of the roadway, he did not see the pedestrian in the roadway.  The Honda collided with the pedestrian, along with the wagon, in the northbound lane of Challenger Way.  The Los Angeles County Fire Department responded to the scene and pronounced the pedestrian deceased. 

The driver of the Honda did not show any signs of impairment or being under the influence.  Palmdale Station traffic investigators were notified and responded to investigate the traffic collision scene.

There are no further details regarding this incident.

Deputy Ronald Sneed 
Palmdale Sheriff's Station  
750 E Avenue Q, Palmdale CA
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LASD - Palmdale Station, Los Angeles County Sheriff
750 E Ave Q
Palmdale, CA 93550

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