Girl Killed in Baldwin Park Pedestrian Accident at Pacific Vineland Avenues
Baldwin Park, California (December 20, 2017) – Catherine Gomez was identified as the 17-year-old girl who was fatally struck by a vehicle on Monday, December 18.
According to a local news source, the accident occurred at around 9:55 p.m. in the area of Pacific and Vineland avenues
As per the article, Gomez and an unidentified man had been crossing a street when they were both struck by a car.
The girl was pronounced dead at the scene while the man was transported to a local hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.
The victims were reportedly in a marked crosswalk when the accident happened.
The involved motorist, who sustained minor injuries, was arrested and booked on suspicion of vehicular manslaughter.
An investigation into the collision is ongoing.
We offer our heartfelt sympathies to the family and friends of Catherine Gomez. We wish them peace and comfort during this period of grief.
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