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El Monte Fatal Pedestrian Accident Durfee Avenue Near Schmidt Road

El Monte Fatal Pedestrian Accident Durfee Avenue Near Schmidt Road

El Monte pedestrian Durfee

Pedestrian Killed in El Monte Crash on Durfee Avenue Near Schmidt Road

EL MONTE, CA (July 22, 2021) – An elderly pedestrian was killed after an accident on Durfee Avenue in El Monte.

The San Gabriel Valley News wrote that the tragic crash occurred on Thursday morning. Officers reported the collision at about 5:13 a.m.

El Monte police said the incident happened when a male pedestrian was walking across Durfee Avenue. At the same time, a pickup truck was going south.

For an unknown reason, the car then struck the El Monte man in his 80s on Durfee. The pickup hit him south of Schmidt Road.

Man in His 80s Hit by Car

Firefighters along with the paramedics soon arrived at the scene and found the victim lying on the ground as a result of the collision.

Medical personnel rushed him to the Los Angeles County USC Medical Center, where he died. His name remains unreleased pending notification of next of kin.

Meanwhile, police affirmed that the driver of the truck stopped and stayed at the site after hitting the man. Officers forced a portion of Durfee Avenue to shut down for a time following the crash.

The cause of the fatal El Monte pedestrian collision is still under investigation.


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