Young Woman Killed in Pasadena Accident
PASADENA, Calif. (Oct. 22, 2018) – Jessica Torres, 27, died in a hit-and-run pedestrian accident Sunday night on Fair Oaks Avenue just north of Claremont Street, according to the Pasadena Police Department.
UPDATE: Francisco Javier Soto Cedillo, 24, arrested on felony hit-and-run and vehicular manslaughter charges. He was located at his North Oakland Avenue home.
The crash took place about 7:20 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 21.
Torres, 27, was attempting to cross the roadway outside of a marked crosswalk when she was struck by the driver in a white SUV. She sadly died at the scene, according to the Los Angeles
County coroner’s office.
Driver in SUV Flees Crash on Fair Oaks Ave
Meanwhile, the driver fled northbound Fair Oaks Avenue after the crash.
The crash led to the temporary closure of Fair Oaks Avenue between Claremont Street and Washington Boulevard.
Witnesses or anyone with information on the hit-and-run driver was urged to call Pasadena police at (626) 744-4241.
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