Jorge Tejeda Gonzalez, 23, Fatally Struck by Vehicle at 5th and Meta Streets
DATE OF ACCIDENT: Sunday, September 23
September 24, 2018 – One person was fatally struck by a vehicle early Sunday in the area of 5th and Meta streets, according to Ventura County Star.
The fatality was identified as 23-year-old Jorge Tejeda Gonzalez, of Oxnard.
As per the article, investigating officers learned Tejeda Gonzalez may have had a dispute with the driver of an SUV driving in the area. For reasons still under investigation, Tejeda Gonzalez was allegedly intentionally hit by the motorist.
Responding paramedics rushed Tejeda Gonzalez Ventura County Medical Center, where he was later pronounced dead.
Meanwhile, officials mentioned the SUV fled the scene before authorities arrived.
At this time, several factors in the accident remain unclear. Further investigation on the case is ongoing.
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Based on this news report, it appears that the SUV driver will be held responsible for the death of Mr. Jorge Tejeda Gonzalez. Pending results of investigation, the family members of Mr. Jorge Tejeda Gonzalez will have the right to a wrongful death claim. Surviving family of victims killed in similar accidents would potentially be entitled to seek compensation for funeral costs, and loss of love and companionship.
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