One Killed in Harbor City Pedestrian Accident on South Normandie Avenue
Harbor City, California (February 10, 2019) – A man in his 50s was fatally struck by a vehicle Saturday evening in Harbor City, according to the authorities.
The fatal accident was reported at about 6:26 p.m. February 9, in the 25513 block of South Normandie Avenue.
Authorities said the man, a Harbor City resident, was trying to walk across the street when a vehicle struck him. He was outside of a crosswalk at the time of the accident
The man was pronounced dead at the scene. His name was not immediately disclosed.
The authorities are investigating the crash.
We offer our sincerest condolences at Pacific Attorney Group to the family and friends of the person killed.
The California law requires motorists to slow down to give the right of way to pedestrians in either marked or unmarked crosswalks. In the ongoing investigation, officials will check the involved vehicle for system failure or mechanical issues and analyze the photos taken at the crash site. They will determine if drugs, alcohol, distraction, recklessness, or negligence were factors in the crash. The case’s final results will determine if the victim’s family member will have the right to file a wrongful death lawsuit and, ultimately receive compensation.
If you are a family member of the person killed and you would like to get a free copy of the police report, please contact Pacific Attorney Group at 866-803-6502.