2 Killed After Car Crash on Highway 58
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (Sept. 23, 2018) – Lashan Dinkins, 34, of Lancaster, and KC Browner, 26, of Palmdale, died in a car accident early Sunday morning on Highway 58, according to the San Bernardino County Sheriff Coroner.
The two were sitting in a parked 2001 Hyundai sedan on the right shoulder of westbound State Route 58 about 2:10 a.m. Meanwhile, a driver in a 2006 Dodge 3500 pickup truck was traveling westbound on Highway 58 and reportedly lost control of his vehicle and collided with the parked vehicle.
Both Dinkins and Browner were pronounced dead at the scene.
The California Highway Patrol is investigating the collision.
The driver of the Dodge was described as a 31-year-old male from Conroe, Texas. He reportedly suffered minor injuries in the wreck and was taken by ambulance to Barstow Community Hospital for treatment, police said.
San Bernardino County Wrongful Death Lawyer
Based on this news report, there are still many unanswered questions in this accident. Was driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs a contributing factor? Did excessive speed or distracted driving play a role? Was a motorist involved negligent in any other way? We trust officials are looking into these and other factors in order to determine precisely what occurred here and why.
Pending results of investigation, the family members of the deceased parties will have the right to a wrongful death claim. Surviving family of victims killed in car accidents would potentially be entitled to seek compensation for funeral costs, and loss of love and companionship.
If you would like to speak with our experienced San Bernardino County wrongful death attorneys, call to request a free consultation at 855-703-4186.
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