Kyna Scott Killed in Pittsburg Accident on Atlantic Avenue
Woman, 35, Hit by Car Monday in Pittsburg
PITTSBURG (July 31, 2017)- According to East County News, a woman was fatally struck Monday morning following a pedestrian versus auto collision on Atlantic Avenue.
Police officials were notified of a collision at 4:50 a.m. where Kyna Scott, 35, of Antioch, was hit by a vehicle east of Railroad Avenue.
Kyna Scott incurred grave injuries including severe head trauma as paramedics attempted to save her life by providing life-saving efforts but sadly were unable to revive her as she was pronounced at the scene.
Meanwhile, police officials confirmed the driver of the vehicle remained at the scene and a cooperative with police officials.
Pittsburg police officials provided no details regarding the cause of the accident and whether or not alcohol played a role in the collision.
Per East County News, a stretch of Atlantic Avenue remained shut down temporarily while authorities collected details and perused the scene.
A forensic examination of both the vehicle and Ms. Kyna Scott, as well as photos that were taken of the scene, will help investigators determine which party ultimately caused the accident. Others potential factors will be looked into as well including whether or not either the driver or the pedestrian were under the influence at the time of the accident? Was the driver driving recklessly or over the speed limit prior to impact? What were the road conditions and how was the lighting in the vicinity of where the accident occurred? Was the pedestrian in a crosswalk or did she bolt out into the road? Each of these factors will be assessed allowing police officials to draw up a final conclusion.
If you have lost a loved at the hands of a reckless motorist following an auto accident, contact our Contra Costa County wrongful death attorneys today at 800-235-6801.