Pedestrian Killed in Car Accident at Florence Avenue in the Vermont-Slauson Area
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (June 14, 2018) – A pedestrian identified as Mary Thomas was struck and killed by a vehicle Thursday morning in South Los Angeles, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.
Thomas, 70, of Los Angeles died at the scene following the 4:30 a.m. crash at the intersection of Florence and Budlong avenues, according to the coroner’s office and the Los Angeles Police Department. The woman appears to have been crossing mid-block and was pushing a metal shopping or grocery cart.
The driver involved stopped and remained at the scene where they were questioned by police about what happened. Florence Avenue was closed down between South Vermont Avenue and South Budlong Avenue for the investigation.
Traffic Accident Investigation
It is unknown at this time who is going to be held responsible for this collision.
We offer our heartfelt prayers to all those affected by this collision.
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